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Belgium: Belgian DPA announces potential data breach at Bpost

The Belgian Data Protection Authority ('Belgian DPA') announced, on 1 December 2020, that it had learned of a potential security incident at Bpost through media articles. In particular, the Belgian DPA outlined that, given the position Bpost plays in Belgian society, a data breach would have made possible access to personal data and the retrieval of individuals' post. Furthermore, the Belgian DPA highlighted that it had contacted Bpost in order to receive further information on the incident.

You can read the announcement only available in Dutch here and in French here.