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Members of TeaMp0isoN recently published more than 1,000 e-mail addresses, user names and passwords for United Nations staff.
"It is still unknown what server has been breached, but judging by the prevalence of @undp.org email addresses, and the fact that a set of login credentials seems to belong to the administrator (who also has an @undp.org address), it is believed that it was that of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)," writes Help Net Security's Zeljka Zorz.
"If the dumped data did indeed come from a hacked server and is legitimate and accurate, it would seem that it wasn't encrypted and that there was no minimum mandated length requirement for passwords -- all practices that you wouldn't expect from an organization such as the UN," Zorz writes.
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