Brazilian federal police investigates presidential data leak

Angelica Mari reports on what sounds like a massive hack of government agencies and more in Brazil:

The Brazilian federal police reported advances around an investigation into a cybercrime organization supposedly responsible for exposing personal details of senior government officials including president Jair Bolsonaro.

The investigation follows a leak earlier this month, claimed by hacker group Anonymous Brazil, involving personal information relating to Bolsonaro, his sons and supporters, as well as various ministers.


As well as leaking the information online, the investigation has found the group obtained data of over 200,000 members of the military as well as government officials, allegedly with the aim of “intimidating and embarrassing the individuals and institutions involved”.

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