Data leak at Degroof Petercam affects hundreds of Belgian companies

The BrusselsTimes reports:

A data leak at Belgian merchant bank Degroof Petercam has compromised the data of hundreds of the bank’s clients, including major Belgium companies and corporations, Le Soir reports.

An employee of the bank is reported to have abused his access to customer information and illegally downloaded client files. Le Soir learned of the leak after its sister media channel, RTL, was informed by the bank that its data had been compromised on 9 December. These leaks have since been confirmed by Degroof Petercam.

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