Hackers recently claimed to have stolen sensitive data from the Web site of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

"The group, r00tw0rm, dumped an 82MB database file on Pastebin, which appears to contain hundreds of tables with administrator login details and user data," writes The Register's John Leyden.

"r00tw0rm has been busy over recent weeks with attacks against NASA and other organisations," Leyden writes. "The motive of the latest attack seems to be an attempt to mock the poor security of high-profile websites rather than anything overly political."

Go to "Hackers chop down UN eco-agency, release rare data into wild" to read the details.

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