European Central Bank Says One of Its Websites Was Hacked, Data Possibly Captured

Carolynn Look and Nicholas Comfort report:

The European Central Bank said one of its websites was hacked by unauthorized people who may have stolen private information including contact data.

According to an emailed statement, hackers installed malware onto an external server that hosts the Banks’ Integrated Reporting Dictionary, or BIRD, to aid phishing activities. It’s possible that email addresses, names and position titles of 481 subscribers to the BIRD newsletter may have been captured, the ECB said, but that passwords were not.

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