Ph: Smartmatic admits ‘data leak’ but not related to 2022 polls

Third Anne Peralta-Malonzo reports the latest into the investigation into claims of a Comelec leak.

SMARTMATIC Inc., the country’s major provider for the upcoming 2022 automated elections, has admitted data leak from its system but assured that it is not related to the polls, Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairperson Saidamen Pangarungan said Friday, April 1, 2022.

Pangarungan said that according to the firm’s officials, the data leak concerns their internal organization and activities.

He said the firm already imposed sanctions and fired the involved employee.

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