“Pamukkale Municipality was cyber-attacked”

Pamukkale Municipality was cyber attacked

Personal Data Protection Authority (KVKK), it’s on the agenda again today and this time “Pamukkale Municipality” data breach notification passed.

Personal Data Protection Authority (KVKK) by Pamukkale Municipality passed fordata breach notificationOfficially, the following transferred: As it is known, paragraph (5) of Article 12 of the Law on Protection of Personal Data No. 6698, titled “Obligations regarding data security”, states that “In case the processed personal data is obtained by others illegally, the data controller shall notify the relevant person and the Board as soon as possible. If necessary, the Board may announce this situation on its own website or by any other method it deems appropriate.” its ruling.

Having the title of data controller Pamukkale Municipality In summary, in the data breach notification submitted by the Board to the Board;

  • To the website of the data controller on 18.11.2022 An attempted SQL attack
  • Within the scope of the threat intelligence activities carried out within the USOM, some information that is considered to belong to the data controller is found on the Internet by the attackers. It has been determined that it has been published on various forum sites. and with the warning and information message sent by SOME, the violation is informed,
  • With the violation, the scholarship and artisan aid tables in the website database TC identity number, address, contact, name, surname data is suspected of leaking,
  • Number of people affected by the violation is 11,000;
  • Groups of persons affected by the breach students and other (artisan) categories

information is included. Although the investigation on the subject continues, with the Decision of the Personal Data Protection Board dated 24.11.2022 and numbered 2022/1272, it was decided to announce the data breach notification on the website of the Authority. It is announced to the public with respect.”

Personal Data Protection Authority KVKK, is constantly making such notifications on its official site. Directly to all data breach notifications made so far from here you can reach.