29 October, 17:16
(ANSAmed) – ATHENS, OCTOBER 29 – A cyber-attack on the servers of Greek Finance Ministry has leaked classified documents and information online, just a few days before the Greek Parliament votes on another austerity bill.
The attack, which was reported by the Greek website secnews.gr, was also confirmed by a high-ranking official of the Greek Ministry of Tourism.
According to secnews.gr, a group of hackers identified as Anonymous gained access on the servers of the Finance Ministry of Greece and leaked documents and information about the state of Greek Economy.
The cyber-attack was described as one of the most important in recent years against Greek government networks. The leaked documents include various classified data from emails that were exchanged between the Greek Ministry and Troika representatives to thousands of passwords of Greek individuals and evaluations for banks. The attackers claimed that their aim is to expose all the data of Greek economy so all Greek citizens know the truth.
Anonymous has attacked the Greek authorities again in the past by taking down a number of Greek government websites. (ANSAmed).
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