EE: Threat actor downloads close to 300,000 personal ID photos

ERR News reports:

A hacker was able to obtain over 280,000 personal identity photos following an attack on [Estonia’s] state information system last Friday. The suspect is reportedly a resident of Tallinn.

The culprit had already obtained personal names and ID codes and was able to obtain a third component, the photos, by making individual requests from thousands of IP addresses.

This data was not, however, enough for the hacker to access e-state services…

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