Home Depot‘s in hot water again after accidentally publishing spreadsheets with about 8,000 customers’ transaction and personal data onto their website. While no financial information was leaked — like the 2014 data breach of 56 million Home Depot customers’ information — the data did include the names, mailing addresses, email addresses and information chronicling customer complaints. The leak was anonymously reported to Consumerist last week.
One of the most alarming aspects of this leak is how simply it occurred. In what appears to be a mistake, the spreadsheets were published on a Home Depot page that was able to be