Hundreds of German politicians hacked: media reports
04 January 2019 | 8:06 am
Internal party documents and politicians' personal details have been leaked online over Twitter, a Berlin radio has reported. All of Germany's parties in the Bundestag have been affected, except for the far-right AfD.
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