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People whose document photo was illegally downloaded do not have to get a new document or a new photo. The incident has no impact on ID-cards, Mobile-ID, Smart-ID or e-services.
The Police and Border Guard Board and the Information System Authority stopped the illegal downloading of data
28.7.2021 – Experts of the Information System Authority (RIA) have stopped the mass downloading of document photos from the identity documents database. The downloading was made possible via a security vulnerability in the photo transfer service managed by RIA. The police have detained a suspect and initiated criminal proceedings to establish the circumstances of the incident.