Angela Merkel’s personal details leaked on Twitter

An unknown hacker has released confidential data linked to the German Chancellor Angela Merkel and hundreds of the country’s other politicians.

The stolen details were released on Twitter over the past few weeks in a sort of Advent Calendar and included bills and credit card information, phone numbers, email addresses, photo identification and personal chat histories.

The Twitter account in question is called ‘GOd’ and identifies itself as based in Hamburg, but authorities have yet to establish the identity of the hacker.

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Source: ITPro