Sophisticated cyberattack breaches IMF computers

reuters.com/article/2011/06/ … 0720110611
dailymail.co.uk/news/article … ttack.html
seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/n … ack12.html

The IMF might be about to have a WikiLeaks moment!

A lot of dirty linen could be put on public display if the hackers release the “large quantities of data” into the public domain.

noir.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=aLrLliQKYyA4&pos=8

Oh no, have they got the code to the DoF credit card? Will they go on a luxury spending spree? Will anyone notice the extra spending?

No, but they might notice what they spent it on. :laughing:

“State based attack”. That’s mostly code for China these days. Wonder what they want to see in the IMF files?

IMF State-Backed Cyber-Attack Follows Hacks of Lab, G-20 → bloomberg.com/news/2011-06-1 … state.html

Unless the data was deleted, I doubt it was “lost”. Would it not be more correct to say
"The IMF hack resulted in the exposure of a “large quantity” of data, including documents and e-mails, according to a person familiar with the incident, a security expert who declined to be identified because he wasn’t authorized to speak on the subject

Oh no! they didn’t get DSK’s little black book, did they??? :open_mouth: