Link: Thousands of visitors to the NHS Choices site bombarded with malware after a coding error let a Czech hacker in by the back door - News - Gadgets & Tech - The Independent
Thousands of patients trying to access health advice on the NHS Choices website were bombarded with adverts and malware Ė potentially stealing personal information from their computers Ė due to a coding error yesterday...
presumably that means some function of the site was broken, so that means nobody did any testing before it went live then? Absolute joke.A spokeswoman said a simple misplaced letter s in a domain name embedded in the code was responsible. A developer had typed googleaspis.com instead of googleapis.com.
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