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England cricket team hit by security breach in Chennai

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Published Dec 20, 2016, 1:50 pm IST
Updated Dec 20, 2016, 8:27 pm IST
The document, which was not password protected, was named Bandobust.
England cricket team contacted the local authorities in Chennai after it was revealed that the security details of their stay were found on a public computer. (Photo: BCCI)
 England cricket team contacted the local authorities in Chennai after it was revealed that the security details of their stay were found on a public computer. (Photo: BCCI)

Chennai: While England are facing an uphill task to save the fifth and final Test against India in Chennai on Tuesday, the team was hit by a security breach where all the details about the police protection and players’ stay were let out in the open.

The data was found on a public computer in a hotel where the England team was not staying, reported ESPNcricinfo.

The document, which was not password protected, was named Bandobust and was a Chennai Police Operational Order addressed to the Joint Assistant Commissioners of Chennai Police.

The report also said that hotel employee, who informed about the document, hinted that the local police often too advantage of the hotel computer.

The document was found by an England supporter and quickly informed the team about the same. England team immediately took up the issue with the local authorities.

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