European Central Bank shuts down website following hack, data theft


European Central Bank hack

The European Central Bank (ECB) confirmed on Thursday that its Banks’ Integrated Reporting Dictionary (BIRD) website has been compromised by attackers and taken down until the situation is brought under control.
The compromise may have resulted in the attackers harvesting the email addresses, names and position titles of 481 subscribers to the BIRD newsletter, but not their passwords.

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