600K Credit Reports, Transportation Records Exposed Online.

Jeremiah Fowler

Jeremiah Fowler

Director of Security Research and Senior Communications Consultant

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600K Credit Reports, Transportation Records Exposed Online. - Security Discovery

Recently I discovered a dataset had detailed information on trucking, transport companies, and individual drivers. The data appeared to be connected to credit accounts, loans, repayment, and debt collections. This included banking information and tax ID numbers. Many of the Tax IDs were consistent with what appeared to be SSN (Social Security Numbers) and stored in plain text.

Upon further research there were multiple references including internal emails and usernames of a Florida based company called TransCredit. We immediately sent a responsible disclosure notice to TransCredit and public access was restricted shortly after. The records appeared to contain the data of trucking and transportation companies based in the United States and Canada.

Here is what we have discovered:

Click Here to read my full report and in depth coverage of this discovery.

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