First American Financial Corp. Leaked Hundreds of Millions of Title Insurance Records — Krebs on Security

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The Web site for Fortune 500 real estate title insurance giant First American Financial Corp. [NYSE:FAF] leaked hundreds of millions of documents related to mortgage deals going back to 2003, until notified this week by KrebsOnSecurity. The digitized records — including bank account numbers and statements, mortgage and tax records, Social Security numbers, wire transaction receipts, and drivers license images — were available without authentication to anyone with a Web browser.
 
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Many of the exposed files are records of wire transactions with bank account numbers and other information from home or property buyers and sellers. 
 
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