A foreign national who is being sought by the authorities in Azerbaijan for numerous crimes was arrested by policemen at the Kipi border post on Sunday, as he tried to enter the country.
The 42-year-old man is wanted for fraud, violating the privacy of correspondence, breach of privacy, blackmail and computer hacking, state-run news agency ANA-MPA reported.
The personal data of 106 million people in the United States and Canada were stolen after a hacker attack by a US financial company.
The information was confirmed by its representatives, stating that the hacker had made the breakthrough, had already been arrested. Data indicate that the attack took place on July 19th.
We have a suspect for the hacker attacks. He was detained yesterday afternoon. He works as a cyber security employee. In the framework of his duties, he tests vulnerabilities of different companies in order to prevent such attacks. " This was announced from Yavor Kolev, Head of the Cybercrime Department of the Directorate-General for Combating Organized Crime, in the show "Hello Bulgaria".
Bulgarian Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov confirmed on Tuesday that hackers have stolen many Bulgarians' personal financial data by breaking into the country's electronic tax refund system.
Goranov insisted the data stolen does not include classified information and does not "constitute a threat to financial security".