“[Sweden] …huge government data breach”

“…a data breach that hands over to all sorts of undesirables a list of the members of the nation’s most secret and specialized military units, the names – and home addresses – of air force pilots, the names and location of police suspects, and those who are in witness relocation programs…

The IB Times reported on Monday the government in Sweden incorrectly uploaded an entire database, including all of those secret lists, when it started working with an outside contractor a few years ago to manage some aspects of the information…

“The leak, which occurred in 2015, saw the names, photos and home addresses of millions exposed. Those affected include fighter pilots of Swedish air force, police suspects, people under the witness relocation program, members of the military’s most secretive units (equivalent to the SAS or SEAL teams) and more,” the Times reported…”


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