Cumbria Police data breach: Staff names and salaries leaked online by error

The incident follows a major data breach at the Police Service of Northern Ireland last week

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Cumbria Police data breach: Staff names and salaries leaked online by error
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Cumbria Police data breach: Staff names and salaries leaked online by error

Cumbria Police has acknowledged a data breach that resulted in online publication of names and salaries for all its personnel.

This incident follows an "industrial scale breach of data" at the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) last week, which saw certain details about approximately 10,000 officers and personnel un...

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