Attackers break into site European Central Bank




Hackers broke into the website of the European Central Bank and managed making use. E-mail addresses and other contact loot It is not clear whether there are passwords stolen.

The ECB did the hack on the track after the central bank received an anonymous e-mail that someone, probably the attacker or attackers demanded financial compensation for the data that was captured. In such cases, attackers usually otherwise threaten to create the data. Publicly It is unknown whether the ECB responded to the demands of the strikers.

The ECB stresses that internal systems “physically separated” from the website, and that no market sensitive secrets stolen. The attackers were captured data that were stored in a system in which people could register for events of the ECB. Among the data in the database were unencrypted e-mail addresses and other data-naw. It is not clear whether there is among the cracked passwords data, although the ECB have reset all passwords as a precaution.


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