ORF hack attack worse than feared


Hackers nicked significantly more data from a subsidiary of Austrian broadcaster ORF than officials initially admitted, it has emerged. A spokesman for GIS, the ORF’s radio and TV fee agency, announced today (Tues) 214,000 customer data sets were stolen in the attack last week. He added that 96,000 of the data featured clients’ bank account […]

Anonymous Austria ‘backed by army personnel’

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The Austrian part of an international network of hackers has claimed it is supported by military officials and civil servants. An unnamed representative of Anonymous Austria said today (Fri): “Pupils, university students and young employees can be found among our members, but also unemployed people, civil servants and members of the army.” Speaking to the […]

Hackers eye up next possible victims


An internationally operating group of hackers who attacked the websites of two Austrian parties may soon strike again in the country. The Austrian department of Anonymous has asked via Twitter: “So who’s next? ÖVP? Grüne BZÖ?” The group invaded the internet representations of the Social Democrats (SPÖ) – who form a coalition with the People’s […]