In Germany detained the suspect in the publication of personal data of hundreds of politicians
Moscow. 8 Jan. INTERFAX.RU — German Police detained a man suspected in the publication on Twitter of personal data of German politicians and journalists.
It was the 20-year-old resident of the state of Hesse, reports Der Spiegel. The name of the young man is not called. The police only said that he lives with his parents. According to investigators, the suspect is not affiliated with any foreign intelligence services. Before the arrest he managed to destroy your computer.
It became known yesterday that the police searched an apartment in the city of Heilbronn, where the programmer, to communicate with the hacker suspected of involvement in the leak of personal data.
Last week it became known that the personal data of hundreds of German politicians and some journalists were widespread in the Internet due to hacker attack. It happened before Christmas and has affected all parties of the German Bundestag, except for the far-right the “Alternative for Germany”. We are talking about the publication of mobile phone numbers, addresses, credit card data, personal correspondence and family photographs.