“Attackers put data online Belgian workers’




Information about the absence of thousands of Belgian workers at work has appeared online last week, Belgian media report Monday. The information would be leaked by a fragile form of Audit Mensura Absenteeism.

Hacker Due to the fragile would form “a few thousand records’ have become public, as did the general manager of Mensura Absenteeism know to news agency Belga. According to him it to control applications by companies of sick employees. The director, however, emphasize that there is no medical information would be leaked.

The vulnerability was discovered by a security expert, on which they wrote on the blog Belsec. According to him, the form susceptible to SQL injection, and were therefore to request the data of the employees in a database. Behind the attack would sit Rex Mundi. That is a group which would have also been responsible in the past for various hacks .

Rex Mundi reportedly demanded money from Mensura for online transfer of data, but Mensura here did not go in. “That was discouraged us strongly through the FCCU, our attorneys and the board of directors,” said the director at the Belgian press. Mensura form has been taken offline and filed a complaint with the Federal Computer Crime Unit.

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