AU: Asylum seekers’ personal details stolen in second immigration data breach

As if the first breach affecting asylum seekers wasn’t dangerous enough, Ben Doherty now reports a second breach:

The personal details of hundreds of asylum seekers on Nauru have been stolen in a second major data breach within Australia’s immigration detention system.

At least two hard drives, not password-protected and containing the personal details of hundreds of asylum seekers, including children, have been stolen from detention camps this year.

The sensitive information stolen includes detainees’ complete personal details and case files, medical histories, as well as their protection claims detailing why they felt forced to leave their home country to claim asylum in Australia.

Read more on The Guardian.

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