Not one person has been fired at Hacking Team as a result of the significant breach of its servers on Sunday, according to Eric Rabe, a company spokesman.
“I don’t know, I wouldn’t anticipate that happening, but maybe if somebody was found to be negligent,” he told Ars by phone early Wednesday morning from the company’s headquarters in Milan, Italy, where he was summoned shortly after the epic hack.
A 400GB file, distributed via BitTorrent (and published here) reportedly includes not only various employee e-mails, but also source code, financial documents, and more. In recent years, Hacking Team sold its spyware—ostensibly to combat criminal activity—to various governments globally (including American federal law enforcement). The company has even presented to Swiss and Canadian authorities.
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