345,000 sensitive OSG documents leaked online | Inquirer News

345,000 sensitive OSG documen…

345,000 sensitive OSG documents leaked online | Inquirer News

Inquirer.net | 2021-05-03 21:14

Over 345,000 official documents, including supposed sensitive information on pending court cases and identities of witnesses, from the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) have been made available on the internet for everyone to see. The alleged leak was detected by London-based cybersecurity company TurgenSec, which alerted the Philippine government and the OSG about the data breach two months ago. "This data breach is particularly alarming as it is clear that this data is of governmental sensitivity and could impact ongoing prosecutions and national security," TurgenSec said. "We encourage the [OSG] to submit the breached data to digital forensics specialists to ascertain the extent of this data breach and whether any file's integrity was compromised," it said. Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Monday raised his concern over the alleged leak of official documents from the OSG…

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