Political hack in Italy under investigation

No. 1, 25 Oct 2018 Issue

An online platform operated by the Italian party, M5S, which is used to communicate with citizens and develop political decisions, was hacked in September. The Italian DPA has been investigating this data breach, which made citizens’ donations, emails, passwords, phone numbers, and political affiliations, available online.

Source: Repubblica, Motherboard, Garanteprivacy

Provided by: Hermes Center for Transparency and Digital Human Rights