A computer hacker in Chile has published confidential records of six million people, it has been revealed.
The information was obtained by hacking into government and military servers, and was posted on a technology blog, reports the El Mercurio newspaper.
The personal data inlcuded names, street and email addresses, telephone numbers and social and educational background.
The hacker left a message saying the aim was to demonstrate the poor level of data protection in Chile, says the newspaper which uncovered the story.
Full story here -in the Telegraph