Non-U.S.

Mexico’s economy ministry hit by cyber attack

Adriana Barrera reports: Mexico’s economy ministry detected a cyber attack on some of its servers on Sunday but did not consider sensitive information to have been compromised, and beefed up safety measures, it said in a statement. It was the second high-profile cyber attack on the Mexican government after hackers demanded $5 million in...

HK: Data breach concerns after ‘theft’ of Hong Kong gov’t phones containing details of quarantined coronavirus residents

Kelly Ho reported this on February 20: Two government mobile phones containing the personal data of 122 residents in mandatory coronavirus quarantine have gone missing, raising concerns over a potential data breach. The Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) announced the suspected theft on Wednesday after their staff conducted an inventory check of...

Transavia data breach could affect 80,000 passengers

NL Times reports: The data of 80 thousand Transavia passengers leaked out after an e-mail inbox containing the data was breached, the Dutch low-cost flyer said on Monday. The data that was released includes passengers’ full names, date of birth, flight information, booking number, luggage purchase, and additionally requested services like wheelchair assistance. Read...