[ISN] Hackers hit the European Central Bank

http://www.itpro.co.uk/security/22771/hackers-hit-the-european-central-bank By Clare Hopping ITPro.co.uk 25 July, 2014 Hackers targeted the European Central Bank on Monday, stealing personal information data after requesting a ransom. The hacker, whose identity is not known, stole 20,000 email addresses, plus telephone numbers and addresses. The details are said to belong to people who registered for ECB events and although some of the data the company held was encrypted, email addresses, phone numbers and physical addresses were not. However, the personal data was held in a separate database to market-sensitive information that was said to be secure and was never compromised. […]




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