Hackers Posing as Merkel Target ECB’s Lagarde – German Source

Francesco Canepa and Andreas Rinke of Reuters report:

Unidentified hackers attempted to trick European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde into letting them open a messaging app account in her name by posing as former German chancellor Angela Merkel, a German source said on Tuesday.

The plot was quickly foiled without any information being compromised, an ECB spokesperson said.

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