Glitch exposes Fidelity accounts

Thursday, 30 May 2002, 9:44 AM EST

A design flaw at a Fidelity Investments online service accessible to 300,000 people allowed Canadian account holders to view other customers' account activity.

The problem was discovered over the weekend by Ian Allen, a computer studies professor at Algonquin College in Ottawa.

Fidelity said it had fixed the problem and was offering the 30 or so affected customers the option of changing account numbers.

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