On Monday, Aug. 12, hackers leaked 700 GB of data obtained from the government of Argentina, including confidential documents, wiretaps and biometric information from the Argentine Federal Police, along with the personal data of police officers. The Twitter account of the Argentine Naval Prefecture was hacked as well, and used not only to share links to the stolen information but also to spread fake news about a nonexistent British attack on Argentine ships.
Eugenia Lostri recently earned an LLM in International Law from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, and holds a First Degree in Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina. She is the Tufts Cybersecurity Policy Summer Fellow at Lawfare.
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