Ukrainian nationalist hackers blamed for leaking personal information of journalists

Fil Warwick reports:

Hundreds of Ukrainian journalists and foreign correspondents woke up one August morning to find their contact information – and even passport details – published online as part of a leak blamed on hackers. It’s the second leak to target Ukraine-based journalists in the last four months.

The contents of the first leak – published by a Ukrainian nationalist website called Myrotovrets, or Peacemaker – revealed details of journalists who had acquired press accreditation in the Pro-Russian separatist held-areas of eastern Ukraine.

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