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NAB banker’s awkward email bungle


IT’S AN easy mistake to make, and one we’ve all made before.

Forgetting to add those three little keystrokes at the end of an email— .au — and then getting a bounceback letting us know our communication has failed.

But for a staffer at NAB, what should have been a minor stuff-up has turned into a privacy disaster of embarrassing proportions, after the account details of 60,000 customers were sent to an adult website owner and domain name squatter.

David Weissenberg, an individual who resides overseas, is believed to be the owner of www.nab.com and the email address nab@nab.com, where the account details were accidentally sent due to “human error”. (The intended recipient email address was nab@nab.com.au.)

Mr Weissenberg, who lives overseas, has been linked with a number of registered domain names, including supersleazy.com, sexyneighbours.com and teaseclub.com.

His company Real Assets Limited is registered in the British Virgin Islands, according to the leaked Panama Papers …

Read the full article at: http://www.news.com.au/finance/business/nab-accidentally-sent-60000-customers-account-details-to-an-adult-site-owner/story-fnkjidjt-1228068342968

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