Info on Nevada dispensary applicants exposed

A security researcher discovered this week that the personal information of more than 11,000 medical marijuana dispensary applicants in Nevada could be accessed online, a revelation that caused the state to shut down its online MMJ portal. ZDNet first reported Wednesday that a bug in the state’s medical cannabis website allowed anyone with the right web address to access an applicant’s full name, home address, Social Security number, citizenship and physical details. The news site said Justin Shafer, a security researcher, discovered the problem. It’s not clear if other people accessed the data. On Wednesday evening, the Nevada Division ... Info on Nevada dispensary applicants exposed is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs