The campaign of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron says it has been the target of a “massive hacking attack” after a trove of documents was released online.
Leading French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron has been the victim of a “massive and coordinated hacking operation,” after files purporting to be from the campaign were posted online via social media, his campaign said Friday.
Campaign officials said the perpetrators of the hack — revealed just two days before the election — had mixed fake documents with authentic ones “in order to create confusion and misinformation.”
Macron, if successful in Sunday’s final vote, would become the youngest president in the history of France and the nation’s youngest leader since Napoleon.
Hacking is a modern form of creating disturbance on Elections.It has a great impact on last US elections and now it emerges again on world politics in last important days of French Election Campaign.