Weak state servers breach causes mass identity theft in Turkey; over 50 million citizens’ identity info stolen

Hasan Bozkurt reports:

The Presidency’s State Audit Institution (DDK) has revealed that the state failed to protect Turkish citizens’ ID information. The servers of the administration’s website has been easily breached, ID information of citizens have been stolen. These include the General Directorate of Population and Citizenship Affairs, the General Directorate of Land Registry and Cadaster, Revenue Administration, the Social Security Administration, the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Justice.

Underlining that more than 70 million of Turkish citizens’ ID copies stored in GSM operators, in the report expressed that more than 50 million of citizens’ ID information stolen by third parties.

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