Data breach at the BBC affects over 25k former and current employees

29/05/2024 | The Guardian

The BBC is investigating a data breach that has exposed the personal details of 25,290 current and former employees. The breach within the corporation’s pension scheme does not currently appear linked to a ransomware attack. The leaked information includes names, dates of birth, addresses, national insurance numbers, and indications of pension scheme membership but does not involve financial details or sensitive health information. The breach has been reported to the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and the Pensions Regulator.

The BBC has implemented additional security measures in response.

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