As feared, there has been some fallout after hackers stole a database of supporters from the controversial right-wing English Defence League (EDL).
The Register reports that a caretaker working at a school in Dorset, UK, was summoned to a meeting with the headmaster last week, and presented with anonymous emails accusing his wife of being a member of the EDL.
The emails referred to the stolen database, which has been made available on a number of anti-fascist websites, and urged the school to fire the caretaker and his wife, who live on the school premises.
Upon investigation the caretaker, who has not been identified by The Register, discovered that he had inadvertently donated a solitary £1 to the group via a PayPal account in his wife’s name,…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.