EasyDNS spam tsunami to come

EasyDNS reported that there has been an accidental leakage of personal data which has affected about 1,500 domain owners. Data such as names, phone numbers, email addresses, and postal addresses were disclosed in Whois searches, in spite of privacy protections requested by the domain owners.

In an email to punters, EasyDNS CEO Mark Jeftovic said the personal info was exposed by a bug in a system provided by Tucows – the second largest domain registrar in the world – which EasyDNS uses in its backend to manage domain names.

Read more about this leakage here.