Global Editions

Hackers have stolen photos of travelers taken by US border agency

by Martin Giles

The data breach underlines the need for tighter controls over what the US government can do with our data.

The news: US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has disclosed that hackers breached a subcontractor’s systems and stole photographs the agency had taken of travelers and vehicle license plates at border crossings. As many as 100,000 people may have had their information compromised in the attack, the New York Times reported, citing an unnamed government official.

Read more on technologyreview.com.

اسے اردو میں پڑھیں

Authors

*

Top