Hackers steal personal details of two in three Bulgarians as they mock ‘joke’ cyber-security 

Someone wants to make a point…:

Suspected Russian hackers have stolen the personal details of five million people from Bulgaria’s national revenue agency, in possible retaliation for the purchase of several US F-16 fighter jets.

Boyko Borissov, the Bulgarian prime minister, called an emergency meeting after the cyber attack came to light, and examined the extent of the damage with Bulgarian police.

According to Vladislav Goranov, the finance minister, download links for the stolen personal details of around five million people – 71 per cent of the population – had been emailed to several local newspapers.

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