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Deutsche Telekom admits staff data security breach

Thursday 29 August 2013 | 09:57 CET | News
There has been a breach of security of Deutsche Telekom employees' personal data, Handelsblatt reported. A company spokesman confirmed a report in Manager Magazin to this effect, and said a limited number of staff members have had access to employees' personal data that ought to have been kept in anonymous form only. He added that there were no signs that the information had been misused. He said the supervisory board had apologised to staff. An external auditor will be commissioned to investigate the privacy breach, and the works council wants a lawyer to be involved, too.

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Categories: General / IT
Companies: Deutsche Telekom
Countries: Germany
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