Anonymous Hack Into Greek Foreign MinistryBy Sotiria Nikolouli on October 15, 2013 in News, Politics The activist group Anonymous hacked into the data of the Greek Foreign Ministry in order to gain access to material exchanged via email.The foreign ministry issued a statement regarding the internet violation, confirming that an investigation on the exact circumstances and extent of the breach which includes exchanges via email, as well as many office voucher conferences.The successful breach of the activist group Anonymous, into the email of the Directorate of Greek Foreign Ministry, was announced through an official web suspension.The violation is being investigated, and so far, it was found that the hacked information concerns material exchanged via email and includes releases from press offices. Social media tweets spoke of a “huge leak” involving some 3,700 documents.A selection of the allegedly hacked material was posted online on file-sharing site Imgur. It included Foreign Ministry media reviews from Romania and Albania, a Greek intelligence service security review, an EU Council document on relations with Kosovo, and a Council of Europe money laundering report on Albania.Anonymous announced that everyone knows the difficult situation in Greece and blames the government for allowing the Nazi Golden Dawn party to sabotage the integrity of the whole country along with its financial mess, as well as the European authorities.Thus a series of leaks are revealed to uncover the truth about the involvement of the Greek government in collaboration with Internet crime units of the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) and Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE).Those responsible for the breach will be arrested and punished under Operation Payback, which has been initiated as retaliation to distributed denial of service attacks.
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