closedownarrowlogo-verticalmenu-barsearch Skip to main content
Jump to navigation
Demon Logo

Broadband provider Demon Internet has come forward and admitted leaking the personal details of some of its customers.

The company mistakenly sent out a spreadsheet containing over 3,600 email addresses, telephone numbers and usernames for its e-billing system to several of its subscribers.

According to PC Pro, details about government officials, NHS trusts and police are included on the document.

Talking to the website, Demon Internet said the spreadsheet does not include any financial information.

It added: "We would like to apologise to all concerned but state that this was a limited and isolated case caused by human error and to reassure customers that their security is our key priority."

Demon Internet was founded in 1992 and offers range of services, including shared web hosting, national Ethernet, virtual private networks and leased lines.

The company was bought by THUS in 1998.

Join the conversation

comments powered by Disqus

Stay up to date

  • Google+ Follow uSwitchTech
  • Subscribe to our RSS feed

Latest Comments

  • Dave 2 days ago TalkTalk CEO reads 'awful'... Didn't have Internet access for 2 month 1st engineer didn't turn up down to broken down van day of...
  • Patricia.Green.92 3 days ago Scientists use infra-fed to make... I was paid 104000 bucks past year by doing an on-line task furthermore I was able to do it by w­orking in...
  • Amy.Mercado 4 days ago Sky Q customers to get F1 races... I was paid 104000 dollars last 12 months by doing an online job moreover I was able to do it by w­orking...

Search news