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UK's financial watchdog flags data breach on website

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Christian Fernsby ▼ | February 25, 2020
Britain’s financial watchdog today said confidential information including the names of people who had made complaints against the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in 2018 and 2019 may have been accessible on its website.
Financial Conduct Authority
Business in Britain   The FCA said it had removed the relevant data from its website
“The publication of this information was a mistake by the FCA,” it said in a statement.

Topics: Watchdog data breach UK

The FCA said it had removed the relevant data from its website and has undertaken a full review to identify the extent of any information that may have been accessible.

The watchdog added that no financial, payment card, passport or other identity information were made accessible.


 

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