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IN: Man detained for data theft at Revenue dept.

Sharad Vyas reports: A desktop engineer from the State Information Technology (IT) Department was detained on Tuesday for allegedly stealing data from the Revenue Department, after the government filed a complaint with the Marine Drive police station. The engineer allegedly hacked into 28 computers connected to the Mumbai Collector, Deputy Collector and other tehsil...

NZ: Ministry for Culture and Heritage investigating serious digital privacy breach

Passports, drivers’ licences and birth certificate details have been exposed to fraudsters after a serious Government digital privacy breach. The Ministry for Culture and Heritage says 302 young people supplied their details to it as part of an application for the Tuia 250 Voyage trainee programme. These were uploaded to an external website which...