Afghanistan: Investigation launched into interpreter data breach

Today’s reminder that even the leak of an email address can put someone’s life at risk.

Phil Kemp, Lucy Manning, and Ed Campbell report:

Defence Secretary Ben Wallace has ordered an investigation into a data breach involving the email addresses of dozens of Afghan interpreters who worked for British forces.

More than 250 people seeking relocation to the UK – many of whom are in hiding – were mistakenly copied into an email from the Ministry of Defence asking for an update on their situation.

Read more on BBC.

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