• Police Drop Case Against ‘Ethical Hacker’

    Police Drop Case Against ‘Ethical Hacker’

    • 24 Aug 2017 9:00 AM

    Police in Hungary have dropped a procedure against an ethical hacker who demonstrated a security vulnerability in the Budapest transport authority’s (BKK) e-ticket system, saying that the man’s actions had not presented a danger to society and did not constitute a crime.

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  • Cybercriminals Target Personal Data Of Blood Donors After Attacks On Banks

    Cybercriminals Target Personal Data Of Blood Donors After Attacks On Banks

    • 16 Aug 2017 8:40 AM

    Following attacks on Budapest transport authority BKK and several Hungarian banks, cybercriminals now have their sights on the personal data of blood donors, according to Magyar Idők. Over the past few weeks, the National Blood Supply Service (OVSZ) has received several reports of attempts to obtain the personal data of blood donors in the name of blood bank centres, the paper said.

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  • Hungarian Daily Reports Gov’t Phone Network Plans

    Hungarian Daily Reports Gov’t Phone Network Plans

    • 16 Aug 2017 8:36 AM

    Magyar Közlöny wrote in its Hivatalos Értesítõ (Official Bulletin) on Monday that documents signed by deputy Prime Minister Zsolt Semjén instruct all state administrative bodies, government offices, state hospitals, government-run public administration bodies, the National Judicial office and the National media and Communication Authority to connect their institutions through an internal landline telephone service, Magyar Nemzet reported on Tuesday.

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  • iHungary Announces Apple Maps Novelty

    iHungary Announces Apple Maps Novelty

    • 15 Aug 2017 8:40 AM

    Apple Maps has added Hungarian public transport data to its services, Apple news website iHungary reports. Initially the application will only provide MÁV railway connections and timetables.

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  • Data Protection Ombudsman: Personal Data Bill Is Open To Abuse

    Data Protection Ombudsman: Personal Data Bill Is Open To Abuse

    • 10 Aug 2017 9:12 AM

    President of the National Authority for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (NAIH) Attila Péterfalvi states that in its current form the Ministry of Interior’s new bill that would set up a central storage for visual and audio data collected by various authorities would make personal data open for abuse, reports Index.hu.

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  • Startery 2017 Competition Launched

    Startery 2017 Competition Launched

    • 10 Aug 2017 9:10 AM

    The Startery 2017 competition for social problem-solving projects has been launched, company software company SAP announced on Wednesday. Applications must be filed in English by September 15.

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