Massive data breach exposes wage and personal info of more than 637,000 Albanian residents

Tirana Times reports:

A massive data breach with sensitive information on the salaries and personal information of 637,138 residents working in the private and public sectors has raised alarm bells among Albanian law enforcement, political representatives and residents.

The Tirana Prosecutor’s Office is investigating the leak that appears to have come from the tax administration in the form of a spreadsheet file containing detailed data on people who file taxes in Albania, including foreign citizens.


The government reacted through its spokesman, Endri Fuga, calling the leak “criminal,” but offering no explanation on the data’s origin.

Read more at Tirana Times.

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