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The alarm on the German dataläckan viftades away

Germany has been shaken by extensive dataläckor that have hit hundreds of high-ranking politicians, journalists and celebrities.

federal it authority that it was an alarm already for several weeks ago about several high-ranking politicians felt that there was suspicious activity in their personal accounts, according to Deutsche Welle.

the Authority did not take the alarm seriously and saw it as individual and isolated cases – which proved to be completely wrong.

In the last Friday revealed that hackers have spread hundreds of phone numbers and addresses of high-ranking politicians, celebrities and journalists via social media. Also, private information such as pictures, instant messages and credit card information has been disseminated further.

Twitter has the data been sent ahead and dataläckorna shall have been organized as a sort of advent calendar where the new gaps are opened every day.

It is a specific twitter account with about 17,000 followers who have uploaded the information that the hackers have come over.

By analyzing what the current Twitterkontot have posted the 3 and 4 January was authority associate the account to the first alarm which came in december.

now slumped against the authority after the indication of the first alarm several weeks ago.

– The federal agency's duty to inform parliament also applies between christmas eve and new year's eve, " says Günter Krings, CDU member of the bundestag, according to Deutsche Welle.

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