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Personal data hack of 100s of German politicians, celebs


January 4, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — Twitter suspended on Friday an account that posted links to sensitive personal data and documents stolen by hackers from hundreds of German public figures and politicians — from every political party but the far-right Alternative for Germany.

The exposed material included addresses, cellphone numbers and chat records, along with banking, credit card and other financial information, German news media said.

The breach, discovered by journalists on Thursday, affected politicians at all levels, including the European, German and state parliaments as well as municipal officials...

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