Mar 8, 2011

Hackers steal information from the French Ministry of Finance

Hackers have attacked and infiltrated some 150 computers at the French Finance Ministry, the theft of sensitive information relating to the direction of the Group of 20 economic groups.

Budget Minister Francois Baroin said on Monday that the attack was "spectacular" Cyber began in December and only the data related to G-20-related data, not personal documents or tax records.

Head of the network in France, Patrick Pailloux told local media that the piracy is done by professionals and was the biggest cyber attack in history against the French government.

France took over the rotating presidency of the G-20 November 2010. The G20 brings together the leading banks worldwide advanced and emerging economies, promote global financial stability