British Criminal Records Service still disrupted a month after hack
A month after it suffered a hacking attack, the organization that manages criminal records in theUK (ACRO)still faces disruptions affecting thousands of people’s lives, writes BBC.com.
The incident, confirmed on March 21, prompted a service outage that prevented authorized users from accessing records for background checks, visa applications, and other services.
It is unclear what specific personal data was exposed in the incident but “there is the possibility that data sent to it by customers such as identification information and any criminal conviction data was affected,” according to the Evening Standard.
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