Leaked Emails Show Frantic Response to Border Patrol Data Breach
By: Joseph Cox
Published: July 22, 2019
* When a hacker publicly dumped information stolen from one of its license plate scanning contractors called Perceptics, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) needed to analyze the data. Fast.
* The hacker had stolen a wealth of emails, images of travelers, and internal documents from Perceptics, a company that makes license plate scanners and other technology that is used at the US-Mexico border and on highways around the country.