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UK defense ministry’s payroll data breach affects up to 272,000 people, minister confirms

By Jakub Krupa
  • 08 May 2024 09:48
  • 08 May 2024 09:48
The UK defense ministry's payroll data of as many as 272,000 people could be affected by a breach at an external payment system operator, the government has confirmed. The incident is being assessed by the country's data protection regulator.
Speaking in the UK Parliament on Tuesday, defense minister Grant Shapps confirmed

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Jakub Krupa

Senior Correspondent

Jakub joined MLex’s London team in August 2020 to report on topics including data privacy and security, cybersecurity, and telecom regulation, focusing on EU & UK regulatory and legal risk in the telecoms, media and technology (TMT) sectors. He is currently working on MLex's coverage of future mobility, in particular the rise of connected, electric and autonomous vehicles.

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