Archive for the ‘Politician hacked’ Category

20-Year-Old Man Arrested For Carrying Out Germany’s Biggest Data Leak

January 8th, 2019
German federal police have arrested a 20-year-old local student for stealing and publishing a massive trove of personal data of hundreds of politicians, journalists and other public figures last month. The young man, whose identity has not been revealed by the police, was arrested after police raided his parent's house in west-central German State of Hesse on Sunday and recovered a computer

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Hacker Breaks into Political Party’s Video Conference System; Could Spy, too!

June 20th, 2016

A critical flaw in the video conferencing software of the Quebec Liberal Party (PLQ) − a Canadian federalist provincial political party − allowed a user to spy on and hear the strategy discussions of the party at its premises and even access the live video camera feeds.

But luckily, the unknown white hat hacker who discovered the flaw alerted the PLQ staff of the security issue, showing them

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Three Politicians Hacked Using Unsecured Wi-Fi Network

July 11th, 2015

If you are one of our readers who follow The Hacker News every update, you probably know that Public WiFi network is a security risk. But many people aren’t aware, including our great politicians.

Internet security provider F-Secure carried out an experimental hack against three prominent UK politicians and hacked into their accounts with the help of public Wi-Fi network.

To be very

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