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McDonald’s data breach investigated by data protection regulator

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McDonald's data breach investigated by data protection regulator

McDonald’s data breach investigated.

The Polish data protection Regulator has announced that it has commenced an investigation into a data breach by McDonald’s, concerning unauthorised access to information about employees. In addition, it also appears that the data breach was not reported within 72 hours of discovery.

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Although details are currently sparse, it appears that the Regulator is focusing on McDonald’s technical and organisational measures and whether the file containing personal data was placed in a publicly available directory.

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