hackers have had, according to a report by the “New York Times” over several years, access to a diplomatic network of EU representatives.

Therefore, to more than copied thousands of confidential documents, and on a openly accessible website. The California-based cyber security company Area1’ve discovered the documents and the newspaper.

the Council of The EU representing the member States – announced on Wednesday at the request of the German press Agency, “the allegations in relation to a possible leak of sensitive information” aware and looking into the matter. You’ll have questions of safety, also in terms of IT systems very seriously. The current allegations they wanted to comment, however, nor safety issues, it said.

The published reports document accordingly, the efforts of Europe in dealing with international challenges – for example, in talks with representatives from Saudi Arabia, Israel and other countries. A Meeting of U.S. President Donald Trump with the President of Russia Vladimir Putin in Helsinki will be documented. Another, in July, the written document should contain the Details of a discussion of EU representatives with China’s President Xi Jinping, referred to the attacks of the US President, Trump against Beijing as a “Freestyle fight without rules”.

unlike the publications of WikiLeaks in 2010, the documents were not as extensive and contained far less explosive content. The attacker had apparently more your espionage skills, as a greater interest in a publication. Access would give the attacker a Phishing e-Mail to diplomats in Cyprus, the newspaper quoted the chief of the Area1. This enables you to have access to the necessary passwords for the EU network. The cyber security company, continues the attack with the Chinese government.

dpa

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Teodora Torrendo is an investigative journalist and is a correspondent for European Union. She is based in Zurich in Switzerland and her field of work include covering human rights violations which take place in the various countries in and outside Europe. She also reports about the political situation in European Union. She has worked with some reputed companies in Europe and is currently contributing to USA News as a freelance journalist. As someone who has a Masters’ degree in Human Rights she also delivers lectures on Intercultural Management to students of Human Rights. She is also an authority on the Arab world politics and their diversity.

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