Hackers Claim to Have 'Confidential' IAEA Information

Hackers Claim to Have 'Confidential' IAEA Information

VIENNA (Reuters) – Anti-Israel hackers, who the U.N. nuclear agency this week said had posted data online stolen from one of its servers, claimed in a new statement they had published confidential material obtained from the watchdog.

The statement – in the name of a group with an Iranian-sounding name – was put on a website hours after U.N. nuclear chief Yukiya Amano said on Thursday he did not believe sensitive nuclear “safeguards” information had been compromised.

The U.N. International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), whose mission is to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons in the world and which is investigating Iran’s disputed nuclear activities, declined to comment on the latest development on Friday.

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