License Plate Recognition Tech Provider Gets Breached, Attackers Release Sensitive Files

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  1. mood

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    License Plate Recognition Tech Provider Gets Breached, Attackers Release Sensitive Files
    Perceptics confirms intrusion and theft, stays quiet on details
    May 23, 2019

    https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/05/23/perceptics_hacked_license_plate_recognition/
     
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    At least 50,000 license plates leaked in hack of border contractor not authorized to retain them
     
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    Cyberattack on Border Patrol subcontractor worse than previously reported
    Hackers made off with more than just photos, says The Washington Post
    June 21, 2019

    https://www.cnet.com/news/cyberattack-on-border-patrol-subcontractor-worse-than-previously-reported/
     
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    US Customs and Border Protection reportedly suspends subcontractor over cyberattack
    July 2, 2019
    https://www.cnet.com/news/us-custom...edly-suspends-subcontractor-over-cyberattack/
     
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    Homeland Security Exhibits Ignorance, Incompetence in Handling of Surveillance Contractor Breach
    July 12, 2019
    https://gizmodo.com/homeland-security-exhibits-ignorance-incompetence-in-h-1836293065
     
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    Before Being Hacked, Border Surveillance Firm Lobbied to Downplay Security and Privacy Concerns About Its Technology
    July 15, 2019
    https://theintercept.com/2019/07/15/hacked-surveillance-perceptics-congress-lobby-privacy/
     
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    Leaked Emails Show Frantic Response to Border Patrol Data Breach
    The emails show that CBP didn't know what was in the Perceptics breach until weeks after the media initially reported it
    July 22, 2019

    https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/...frantic-response-to-border-patrol-data-breach
     
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    Privacy commissioner launches investigation into licence plate breach
    August 28, 2019
    https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/cbsa-perceptics-privacy-1.5261001
     
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    Warner presses CBP on security best practices for third-party contractors
    September 16, 2019
    https://www.scmagazine.com/home/gov...y-best-practices-for-third-party-contractors/
     
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    Breached license plate recognition provider back to work for CBP
    October 11, 2019
    https://www.biometricupdate.com/201...ate-recognition-provider-back-to-work-for-cbp
     
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