Hackers hit Bulgaria, send data from Russian email: government

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  1. mood

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    Hackers hit Bulgaria, send data from Russian email: government
    July 16, 2019
    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-...a-from-russian-email-government-idUSKCN1UB0MA
     
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    "Data of 'nearly all adults' in Bulgaria stolen

    Personal data belonging to millions of Bulgarians has been stolen in a cyber-attack on the country's tax agency.

    According to a local cyber-security researcher, most adults in the country of seven million people are likely to have had some data compromised.
    Bulgarian authorities have arrested a 20-year-old man on suspicion of involvement in the attack.

    Among the stolen data were names, addresses and even some details of personal income, local media reported...

    'It is safe to say that the personal data of practically the whole Bulgarian adult population has been compromised,' said cyber-security researcher Vesselin Bontchev, assistant professor at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.

    The hack occurred in June but an email purportedly from one of the culprits was sent to Bulgarian media on Monday..."

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-49015511
     
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    Person arrested after tax agency data leak, Bulgarian prosecutors say
    July 17, 2019
    https://sofiaglobe.com/2019/07/17/p...x-agency-data-leak-bulgarian-prosecutors-say/
    Euronews: Bulgaria’s ‘biggest leak’: Suspect arrested after cyber attack
     
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    Bulgaria hacking suspect worked on government cybersecurity before tax agency breach
    https://www.cyberscoop.com/bulgaria...d-government-cybersecurity-tax-agency-breach/
     
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    Bulgaria's hacked database is now available on hacking forums
    Half of the database, to be exact, the half the hacker released to local reporters over the last weekend
    July 18, 2019

    https://www.zdnet.com/article/bulgarias-hacked-database-is-now-available-on-hacking-forums/
     
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    Man Accused Of Hacking Bulgaria's Tax Agency Is Released And Given Lesser Charges
    July 21, 2019
    https://www.npr.org/2019/07/21/7439...ased-and-given-lesser-charges?t=1563788256106
     
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    Police raid cybersecurity firm over Bulgaria's biggest data breach
    July 24, 2019
    https://news.yahoo.com/police-raid-cybersecurity-firm-over-094455429.html
     
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    Bulgarian authorities release CCTV evidence showing tax office hacker Kristian Boykov sending email to media
    August 1, 2019
    https://www.computing.co.uk/ctg/news/3079938/bulgaria-nra-hackers-evidence
     
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    Bulgaria's data breach suspect sent back to custody
    August 8, 2019
    https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-b...ch-suspect-sent-back-to-custody-idUKKCN1UY2D5
     
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    Russia Suspected by Some in Giant Bulgaria Hack
    August 14, 2019
    https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/14/world/europe/bulgaria-hack-russia.html
     
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    Bulgaria's Attorney General releases more evidence from tax office hack investigation
    Email supposedly from a Russian hacker found on PC of accused, Kristian Boykov
    August 27, 2019

    https://www.computing.co.uk/ctg/new...e-evidence-from-tax-office-hack-investigation
     
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    OECD Reviewing Bulgarian Tax Data Breach
    August 30, 2019
    https://www.law360.com/articles/1194492/oecd-reviewing-bulgarian-tax-data-breach
    OECD: Statement on the data breach in the National Revenue Agency of Bulgaria
     
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    Bulgaria's tax agency fined $3 million over data breach, will appeal
    August 29, 2019
    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-...on-over-data-breach-will-appeal-idUSKCN1VJ0YY
     
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    Switzerland stops information exchange with Bulgaria
    Following data leak of Bulgarian and foreign taxpayers’ financial account details
    October 8, 2019
    https://international-adviser.com/switzerland-stops-information-exchange-with-bulgaria/
     
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