“Government” hackers cracked the mail of dignitaries of Estonia

The following is a Google translation of a story that appears on securitylab.ru:

For hacking, it was enough for the victim to open a malicious email; no other action was required on her part.

Government-sponsored hackers exploited the zero-day vulnerability in the Estonian email service Mail.ee and hacked the accounts of a number of dignitaries.

According to a recent report by the Estonian Security Police (Kaitsepolitseiamet, KaPo), the incident took place last year, and the vulnerability has since been fixed.

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