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European Central Bank Hacked

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    The European Central Bank (the ECB) announced on Thursday the 24th of July that its website was the victim of a cyber-attack resulting in the security of the site being compromised. The attack resulted in a breach of the security for a database serving its public website. The database is used for individuals to register for conferences, events, and visits hosted by the organisation. The ECB stated that while most of the database was encrypted, some of the database held contact details such as email addresses, phone numbers, and addresses in unencrypted format. The ECB believes that approximately 20,000 people who had registered with the bank's website are affected by the breach.

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