Sweden’s government has confirmed the massive data leak that is now considered to be the largest of its kind in history. The incident involved the Swedish government’s transportation agency accidentally leaking vast amounts of data, exposing personal and sensitive information of nearly every citizen. Sweden’s Prime Minister Stefan Löfven sees the cybersecurity slip-up as “a disaster.”
“What has happened is a complete failure. It is very serious. It was in breach of the law and exposed Sweden and Swedish citizens to harm,” Löfven said at a press conference in Stockholm, The Local reported.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: IB Times