Hacker Group Releases 128GB Of Data Showing Russia's 'Wide-Ranging' Illegal Surveillance Of Citizens

Hacking collective Anonymous on Wednesday released over 100 gigabytes of documents that it claimed showed evidence that the Kremlin is illegally monitoring citizens across Russia.

In a Twitter post, Anonymous dumped 128GB of documents that it said it acquired from the Russian internet service provider Convex. The hacker group claimed that the company launched a project called "Green Atom" that involves installing and maintaining surveillance equipment to monitor the online activity of Russian citizens and private corporations.