Sunday, May 11, 2008

Newspaper: Hacker gets into Chilean government files, leaks personal data to Internet

: A Chilean newspaper is reporting that the personal information of 6 million citizens was leaked to the Internet.

El Mercurio's Lord'S Day study states the information includes personal identity card numbers, addresses, telephone set numbers, e-mails and academic background.

The article states the information was posted on the Internet early Friday by person who hacked into waiters at the instruction ministry, the electoral service and the military. The paper states most of the information was promptly removed, and quoted Police Head Jaime Jara as saying the incident is being investigated.

The police force section had no 1 available Lord'S Day to comment.

El Mercurio states the hacker allegedly wanted to show a deficiency of security at authorities offices. Today in Americas

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