Hackers crack into Education Ministry

  • 2003-07-03
  • Melanie O’Connell
TALLINNThe Ministry of Education and Science was sent into chaos last week when an unidentified hacker attacked the ministry's computer server and deleted all staff e-mails.While no policy documents, education records or exam results were affected, Education and Science Minister Toivo Maimets is particularly disturbed by the incident and has described it as a breach of ministry security."The ministry's IT systems are not secure enough and need a lot of improvement. I take it as a very serious matter, and the ministry is already working on it," Maimets said.Late in the evening on June 26 the...
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