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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#559 50 million Turkish citizens could be exposed in massive data breach
Nearly 50 million Turkish citizens, more than half of the country’s population, may have had their personal details exposed in a massive new data breach revealed this week.

As reported by The Telegraph, a compressed file has been posted online by an unnamed group appearing to contain information including names, addresses, parents’ first names, cities of birth, birth dates, and national identifier numbers used by the Turkish government.

The authenticity of the leak was partially verified by the Associated Press, which ran 10 non-public Turkish ID numbers against names listed in the data dump, eight of which were an exact match.
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