Oil Giant Shell Investigates Leak Of Details Of 170,000 Staff But Says Accompanying Email Is Hoax | Business | Sky News

Energy giant Shell is investigating a security breach that has seen the details of more than 170,000 employees and contractors leaked to the web.

Shell does not believe claims that the email was sent and supported by its own staff

The database, from Shell’s internal directory, was also posted by email to environmental and human rights campaigners.

Those behind the leak claimed they were members of the company attempting to mount a “peaceful corporate revolution”.

via Oil Giant Shell Investigates Leak Of Details Of 170,000 Staff But Says Accompanying Email Is Hoax | Business | Sky News.

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~ by Gary Austin on February 12, 2010.

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