Large hack to hit European security organisation OSCE
The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) at the end of October on a large scale have been hacked, with passwords, files, and e-mails have been stolen.
The hack was at the beginning of november discovered. “The systems are now secure. We got new security systems and passwords,” said a spokeswoman Wednesday against French newspaper Le Monde.
The OSCE does not say who the hack ran. According to Le Monde about Russian computer hacker group APT28, is behind the attack. The group is also known as a Pawn Storm, Sofacy and Fancy Bear.
The shadowy group with alleged ties to the Russian government would also be behind the attack on the American Democratic y are seated, during the presidential elections in that country. The U.S. is now carrying out a study from the hacks during his elections, and devises on sanctions against Russia.
The OSCE is active in Ukraine. The organization maintains the ceasefire in the east of the country in the holes. Pro-Russian rebels fighting against the central government.
The OSCE mission was also involved in the first relief efforts after the disaster with flight MH17. The organization was also active in the Crimea, the peninsula that was annexed by Russia.