Personal information of 541k individuals has been stolen from an emergency contact database after the website of the French Ministry of Europe breached
Sergiu Gatlan reports:
According to the Ministry’s public statement, the hackers managed to get their hands on the names, phone numbers, and email addresses of all people who had an account on the French Ariane emergency contact database.
The platform is used by the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs to allow citizens traveling abroad to received security updates in case of emergency.
“Personal data recorded during registration on the Ariane platform have been stolen,” says the Ministry’s statement.
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