Now, hackers post Tony Blair`s personal details
Computer hackers published a document containing former British PM`s national insurance number.
London: Computer hackers have now hacked and published personal details of former British prime minister Tony Blair online.
They published a document containing his national insurance number. The file, which also included the names, addresses and phone numbers of Blair`s contacts, was being tweeted by Twitter users, The Telegraph reports.
The link first appeared on pastebin.com, a website that allows users to upload text.
Included in the file was the apparent address and phone number of Lord and Lady Irvine and the Labour MP, Denis MacShane.
It also included the contact details of several Blairs and Booths, the maiden name of Blair`s wife, Cherie, and a number for a dentist.
"The information in this article was obtained in 2010 December. We still have access to the webmail server. Phone numbers may have changed but all the information is 100 percent legit (sic)," said a note in the document.
PCmag.com reported that a member of a hacker group called Team Poison had leaked the personal information.
Team Poison said it had possessed the information for a year, according to the Twitter feed of TriCk, a member of the group.
"Tony Blair`s Private Info is getting leaked tonight, so is his Personal Advisors CV and UK MPs & Lords who supported the war in Iraq," TriCk tweeted.