Hackers claim to have "confidential" IAEA information

By REUTERS
November 30, 2012 16:00

VIENNA - Anti-Israel hackers, who the UN nuclear agency this week said had posted data online stolen from one of its servers, claimed in a new statement they had published confidential material obtained from the watchdog.

The statement - in the name of a group with an Iranian-sounding name - was put on a website hours after UN nuclear chief Yukiya Amano said on Thursday he did not believe sensitive nuclear "safeguards" information had been compromised.

The UN International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), whose mission is to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons in the world and which is investigating Iran's disputed nuclear activities, declined to comment on the latest development on Friday.

The hackers published on Sunday scores of email addresses of experts who have been working with the UN agency on a website, and urged the IAEA to investigate Israel's nuclear activity.


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