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MPs’ Banking Details Shared

DATA LOSS—NEW ZEALAND

February 6, 2014

Parliamentary Service has shared the banking information of nine MPs with Vodafone in its “second privacy blunder” last year, Stuff.co.nz reports. The other breach involved the release of “e-mails and swipe card details of Fairfax journalist Andrea Vance and UnitedFuture leader Peter Dunne” and resulted in the resignation of Parliamentary Service’s general manager. A financial review by the government states the most recent breach was “caused by an electronically generated system error … A manual system is now being used to stop this happening again, and the service has formed an internal group to improve risk awareness.”
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