NEW YORK, March 13. /TASS/. Kazakhstani authorities have filed a lawsuit in New York against unidentified hackers who broke into governmental computers and leaked e-mail correspondence of the country’s officials, Bloomberg reported on Friday.
Thousands of letters were leaked, including correspondence between Kazakhstan’s Deputy Prosecutor General Andrey Kravchenko, Justice Ministry’s Secretary Marat Beketaev and New York-based law firm Curtis Mallet-Prevost Colt & Mosle LLP.
The correspondence was published on Facebook social network and other Internet resources. The fact that governmental computers were hacked became known in January. Kazakhstani authorities have already launched their own investigation of the incident.