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Hackers post personal data of hundreds of German politicians

Published: January 04, 2019 18:32:17 | Updated: January 06, 2019 12:48:22


Hackers have posted personal data from hundreds of German politicians from major parties, including credit card details and mobile phone numbers, ARD TV said on Friday.

The data, published on a Twitter account, also included addresses, personal letters and copies of identity cards, the public broadcaster said, citing affiliate rbb.

All major German parties except for the far-right AfD are affected. The identity of the hackers and their motive were not known, the report said.

Reuters was not immediately able to confirm the report.

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