Bulgarian lender Banka DSK fined 1M leva for data breach

The Sofia Globe reports:

Bulgaria’s commission for personal data protection said on August 28 that it had fined Banka DSK, the country’s second-largest lender by assets, one million leva (about 511 300 euro) for the “illegal disclosure” of the personal data of its customers.

In total, the data of 33 492 customers from 23 270 loan files, which also included personal data of an “unlimited” number of related parties – such as relatives, vendors and loan guarantors – were “accessed by third parties”, the watchdog said, without giving a total number of the people affected.

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