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European Central Bank website hacked, information stolen

Email addresses and other contact information have been stolen from a European Central Bank database following a security breach, the bank said today.

24th July, 2014
German police have been contacted about the breach and investigation has begun

Email addresses and other contact information have been stolen from a European Central Bank database following a security breach, the bank said today.

The data had been left by people who were registering for events at the ECB through its public website, but no internal systems or market sensitive data were compromised.

The theft came to light after an anonymous email was sent to the ECB seeking financial compensation for the data.

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