Southeast Europe / Tech

Bulgaria’s police raid cybersecurity firm linked to hack attack on tax authority

bne IntelliNews July 24, 2019

A TAD Group employee, 20-year old Kristian Boylkov, was accused by prosecutors of hacking the data of Bulgaria’s National Revenue Agency and getting access to the personal and financial data of millions of Bulgarians.

Romania's public health system jammed for three weeks by IT malfunction

Iulian Ernst in Bucharest July 23, 2019

Health Minister Sorina Pintea claims national health insurance house CNAS has "blocked the system" with excessive bureaucracy, and called for anti-corruption prosecutors to investigate.

Hackers target Bulgaria’s revenue agency, accessing millions of financial records

Denitsa Koseva in Sofia July 16, 2019

The hackers accessed the system of Bulgaria’s tax agency, revealing tax declarations, personal identification numbers, names, addresses, income and other information, which were leaked to the media from a Russian email address.

Four bidders expected for Kosovo’s Ipko

bne IntelliNews July 14, 2019

The planned sale of Telekom Slovenije’s Kosovan subsidiary Ipko is the latest move towards consolidation in the Balkan telecoms sector, Fitch Solutions writes.

iHunt shares to start trading on Bucharest stock exchange on July 9

bne IntelliNews July 8, 2019

Shares in Chinese mobile phones importer iHunt will start trading on the alternative trading system of the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) on July 9, following the company’s IPO, the BVB said in a statement.