Hacker Claims Theft of Thousands of Passport Numbers from Russian Consulate

Joseph Cox reports:

A hacker claims to have stolen thousands of passport numbers and other pieces of personal information from the website of a Russian consular department.

The hacker, who calls himself Kapustkiy, plans to publish around a thousand records out of the 30,000 or so he allegedly obtained. The apparent target was ambru.nl, the website for the Consular Department of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Netherlands.

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