The team of the candidate in presidents of France, the founder of the movement “Forward” Emmanuel Macron has confirmed a major leak to the Internet tens of thousands of letters, photographs and internal documents reported on Twitter, WikiLeaks, reports Reuters on Saturday, 6 may.
Supporters of Macron believe that a few hours before the official end of the campaign they were victims of a “coordinated hacking” operation. Source Reuters noted that the documents demonstrate the normal operation of the team, but the real data is stored in the social network, mixed with the fake and turn into misinformation.
“The seriousness of the incident is not in doubt and we will not tolerate threats to the interests of democracy”, — said the employee of the headquarters.
The Ministry of internal Affairs of France said that the office will not comment on the leak, since the campaign ended.
05 may 2017, 20:31
About the leak of nine gigabytes of data reported may 5 on Twitter, WikiLeaks. Hundreds of thousands of emails, photos and applications from the period until 24 April 2017. Links to the archives posted on the website Pastebin.com the user EMLEAKS.
May 4, French viewers have awarded victory in the election debates to Emmanuel Macron.
The second round of presidential elections in France will take place on 7 may. In the first round, which was held on 23 April, the struggle for the presidency continue the candidate of the movement “Forward!” Emmanuel macron, who scored 24,01% of the votes, marine Le Pen, supported by 21.3% of voters.