Hacker steals data of millions of Bulgarians, emails it to local media

Catalin Cimpanu reports:

A mysterious hacker (or hacker group) has stolen the personal details of millions of Bulgarians and has emailed download links to the stolen data to local news publications.

The data’s origin is believed to be the country’s National Revenue Agency (NRA), a department of the Bulgarian Ministry of Finance.

In a message posted on its website on Monday, the NRA admitted to the incident and said it was working with the Ministry of the Interior and the State Agency for National Security (SANS) to investigate the hack.

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