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Hacker dumps thousands of sensitive Mexican embassy documents online

Last week, a hacker using the moniker @0x55Taylor published over 4,800 documents that were obtained from a server of the Mexican embassy in Guatemala. According to the hacker, he had informed Mexican authorities about the vulnerable server, but they had not replied, prompting him to go public.

The published records contained highly sensitive information, including over a thousand identity documents such as copies of passports, visas and birth certificates, most of them belonging to Mexican citizens, although some Guatemalan citizens were affected as well.

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