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Hackers steal Swiss police and customs data

Swiss Info

June 3, 2023

Cantonal police and the army are also indirect victims of the cyberattack, according to Le TempsExternal link. The unprecedented attack highlights the vulnerability of IT service providers, says the paper.

Fedpol and the federal customs office confirmed on Saturday the publication of the data but played down the damage. Software provider Xplain told Fedpol about the attack a few days ago, according to a Fedpol spokesman. He said that according to current knowledge, no Fedpol projects were affected and Xplain only had access to simulated, anonymous data for test purposes.

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