NG: SSS official laments security breach

Emmanuel Okubenji reports:

A senior intelligence official of [Nigeria’s] State Security service (SSS) has that the lives of officers and those of their families have been put at risk.

Following the leak of personal data of more than 60 past and current employees of the SSS on the Internet, the official added that two SSS operatives had been arrested and detained in connection with the intelligence breach.

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“Now it has become public issue. Our core data are out in the public; our date of birth, permanent residential addresses, email addresses, place of origin, date of joining the service and phone numbers of our wives and children. It has brought all of us close to those trailing us, and so our lives are really in danger.

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