Thousands of UK Police Officers’ Personal Details Compromised in Digital ID Cyberattack

  • A supposed ransomware attack targeted Digital ID, a third-party identity card maker, compromising details of UK police officers.
  • Greater Manchester Police and the Information Commissioner’s Office are investigating; the scale of the breach remains unclear, though estimates suggest up to 20,000 individuals are affected.
  • The data breach followed a similar incident affecting London’s Metropolitan Police, pointing toward ongoing security concerns within third-party supplier IT systems.
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