How hackers collected sensitive data from the Land Transportation Office

Earlier this week, I noted a probe of a data leak involving the Land Transportation Office in Manila.

There’s more reported today.  Art Samaniego reports:

The country’s transportation agency is now on a hot seat as thousands of personal information of drivers and vehicle owners were processed and saved by a website pretending to be an official LTO page. Thousands of users were tricked into submitting what looks like harmless information but later used to get their personal data. Simply put, personally identifiable information under the responsibility of the Land Transportation Office of the Philippines were downloaded by unauthorized individuals.

You can read more on Manila Bulletin.

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