Italy investigates Anonymous hack of state employees’ emails

Reuters reports:

Italian police are investigating a hack into the email accounts of government employees by activist group Anonymous, which then published documents it had extracted.

On its Italian blog Anonymous uploaded a screenshot of an email purportedly sent from a government email address to an employee of the prime minister’s office containing the names of a security detail that would accompany an official inspection at a site Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni is due to visit this week.

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