Czech Government Suspects Foreign Power in Hacking of Its Email


Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek of the Czech Republic, center, said Tuesday that his emails and those of dozens of other ministry officials had been hacked.

Roman Vondrous/CTK, via Associated Press

PRAGUE — A “statelike actor” infiltrated the Czech Foreign Ministry and hacked emails belonging to the foreign minister and dozens of his colleagues, in a manner similar to the breach of the Democratic National Committee’s servers, the minister announced on Tuesday.

The announcement immediately raised fears across Central Europe of potential interference by Russia, which the United States government said was behind the attack on the D.N.C. That breach resulted in…

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