Government Sector

MN: Metro Mobility notifies 15,000 customers of data breach that may have exposed personal information

Chris Serres reports: A data breach at Metro Mobility, the Twin Cities transit service for people with disabilities, may have exposed the personal information of up to 15,000 individuals who use it. Metro Mobility has notified customers that an employee’s e-mail account was hacked by an unauthorized person, compromising personal ride information between June...

Two men accused of harassing NJ police officers by posting hacked personal info online

Joshua Jongsma reports: Two New York men hacked the personal information of 50 North Jersey public employees, mostly police officers, and posted much of it online, authorities said. Evan Koulikov, 21, of Spring Valley, New York also made harassing phone calls to many of the victims, according to the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office. Eric...

AU: Porter’s office in privacy breach

Alice Workman reports: Who knew the one thing that could unite Australia’s diverse multicultural leaders was a privacy breach by the Attorney-General’s office? Christian Porter gathered religious leaders and journalists at The Great Synagogue in Sydney’s CBD last Thursday to read his draft religious discrimination bill. Not all attended — the Catholic Church and...