Virgin Net customer is security shock

By Peter Harris 25 June 2003 United Kingdom Link(dead as of 10/28/06): A very shocked and horrified customer has notified Net4Nowt of a potential security flaw in the companies online signup procedures for the companies 24/7 Internet pacakage. have recently allowed customers to set up direct debits to pay for the 24/7 package via there website offering SSL encryption to users who choose this method of payment. However, a Net4Nowt reader has notified us they was shocked to receive the next day an email from confirming the set up of the direct debit together with full bank account details. Virgin have been notified of the problem but no response has yet been received.

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