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Former Australian PM Tony Abbott’s passport details and phone number obtained by hacker

Hacker Alex Hope says he used a photo of a plane boarding pass Abbott posted on Instagram to obtain the information

An Australian hacker obtained Tony Abbott’s passport details and personal phone number using a photo of a plane boarding pass the former prime minister posted on social media.

On Wednesday, hacker Alex Hope revealed that he had managed to use a photo Abbott posted on Instagram in March to reveal a security flaw in the online check-in portal of the country’s national airline carrier, Qantas.

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