Free Newsletters - Space News - Defense Alert - Environment Report - Energy Monitor
by Staff Writers
Vienna (AFP) Nov 28, 2012
The UN atomic agency said Wednesday that hackers had accessed one of its computer servers and posted the contact details of some of the watchdog's experts online.
International Atomic Energy Agency spokeswoman Gill Tudor said "some contact details" related to experts working with the IAEA were published Sunday on a hacker site.
The hackers posted a statement on Cryptome.org calling for an investigation into the nuclear programme of Israel, the Middle East's sole if undeclared nuclear-armed country, which is not a signatory to the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.
"The IAEA deeply regrets this publication of information stolen from an old server that was shut down some time ago. In fact, measures had already been taken to address concern over possible vulnerability in this server," Tudor said.
She added that the IAEA's technical and security teams "are continuing to analyse the situation and do everything possible to help ensure that no further information is vulnerable."
Learn about nuclear weapons doctrine and defense at SpaceWar.com
Learn about missile defense at SpaceWar.com
All about missiles at SpaceWar.com
Learn about the Superpowers of the 21st Century at SpaceWar.com
|The content herein, unless otherwise known to be public domain, are Copyright 1995-2014 - Space Media Network. AFP, UPI and IANS news wire stories are copyright Agence France-Presse, United Press International and Indo-Asia News Service. ESA Portal Reports are copyright European Space Agency. All NASA sourced material is public domain. Additional copyrights may apply in whole or part to other bona fide parties. Advertising does not imply endorsement,agreement or approval of any opinions, statements or information provided by Space Media Network on any Web page published or hosted by Space Media Network. Privacy Statement|