Home Office apologises for visa service email breach

14/04/2022 | The Guardian

The Home Office has apologised for a data breach involving over 170 people's email addresses accidentally being copied and circulated in an email last week. The message about UK Visa and Citizenship Application Service appointment locations was sent by a private contractor Sopra Steria. The ICO commented saying, "We do not appear to have received a data breach report from the Home Office on this matter. Not all data breaches need to be reported to the ICO."

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