UK: Greater Manchester Police officers’ details hacked in cyber attack

Police officers’ personal details have been hacked after a company was targeted in a cyber attack. The firm in Stockport, which makes ID cards, holds information on various UK organisations including some of the staff employed by Greater Manchester Police (GMP).

The force confirmed it was aware of the ransomware attack. The hack means thousands of police officers’ names are at risk of being placed in the public domain.

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Source: BBC News