Breaches of Israel's Biometric Database Kept Secret Until Watchdog Happened Upon Reports

Government is invoking security grounds to keep details of two breaches - in 2017 and 2018 - from the public eye, while Population Authority says oversight bodies were informed

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The government recently admitted that the Population Authority s biometric database at the Interior Ministry was breached twice in the last two years, in 2017 and 2018. The incidents had not been reported to...