Hacker had access to membership records Pirate Party




A hacker has entered into the databases of the Pirate Party. This also may have been the membership records accessible. The party currently still investigating whether there are actual data downloaded from the databases.

Pirate Party The hack took place Sunday, on the very day that the Pirate Party had a general meeting, the party has announced . The hacker had access to source files from the website and databases, according to the party. After hacking the website was offline for some time.

“The board is currently trying to find out everything,” says Dirk Poot, who in 2012 was party leader of the party. “But it seems that the hacker has taken the information from multiple databases.” In addition, it is not limited to the membership records and the webmail service of the Pirate Party.

The party is currently investigating how much information the hacker has captured effectively and whether he had access to the ldap operating environment of the party. Pirates advise members to change their passwords for the mail service and the ldap environment of the Party as a precaution. It is unknown whether the hacker has changed source files from the site, for example to build a sniffer that captures text input.


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