Cyber attack on Italian National Institute for Social Assistance threatens users’ personal data
Matteo Natalucci reports:
The portal of the Italian National Institute for Social Assistance (INAS), has been hacked, potentially putting the personal data of its users at risk.
INAS is an organisation which is part of the National Confederation of Workers’ trade unions responsible for protecting and advancing the interests of its members in the workplace.
The authority said that a portal hack could have put the personal data of its subscribers at risk. The data stolen includes users’ data such as email address, password and, where indicated, telephone number and profession. The organisation reiterated that the data relating to the procedures carried out in its offices were not stored on the portal, hence were not subject to the data breach.
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