Web glitch allowed access to others' vehicle registration data
by AnnistonStar
 Around the State
Feb 16, 2011 | 1266 views |  0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend | print | permalink

A glitch in a new online state program allowed people to retrieve personal identification data associated with vehicle registration without asking users to verify they had legal authorization to access the records.

The online search tool was removed from the Alabama Motor Vehicle Division website last week after being on the Internet for nearly three months, but there is no indication that anyone accessed the information illegally, said Carla Snellgrove, spokeswoman for the Alabama Department of Revenue, which houses the motor vehicle division.

Read the full story from The Tuscaloosa News.

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