U.N. nuclear agency, Israel news agency hacked
The website of an international nuclear relations group has been breached, allowing perpetrators to spill sensitive information contained in a server.
The Vienna-based International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), which reports to the U.N. about nuclear cooperation among nations, confirmed the breach, according to a Tuesday Reuters article. On Sunday, a hacker collective calling itself “Parastoo” published the stolen data on Pastebin, which included email addresses of more than 100 individuals who work with the watchdog group.
The dispatch asked the owners of the email addresses to sign a petition for IAEA to launch an investigation into Israel's Dimona nuclear reactor. “Israel owns a practical nuclear arsenal tied to a growing military body and it is not a member of internationally respected nuclear, biochemical and chemical agreements,” said the message from Parastoo. The message also threatened to release more information about the individuals.