(September 5, 2022 / JNS) Hackers linked to Iran have published personal photos and medical records of Mossad intelligence agency chief David Barnea, Israeli media reported on Sunday.
The hackers reportedly accessed the cellular phone of Barnea’s wife, according to I24 News. The stolen files were released on the eve of the Mossad director’s visit to Washington, D.C., for a series of meetings with senior American officials over the possibility of reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement.
The leaked files, published on the hackers’ Telegram account, include the results of blood tests and medical examinations, and even a photo of Barnea from the 2016 U23 European Judo Championships in Tel Aviv, the report said.
In March, the same Telegram account published other personal documents allegedly belonging to the Mossad director. Israeli sources said at the time that the files, which were also obtained from the cellphone of Barnea’s wife, were old.
Barnea departed for the United States on Monday. His itinerary includes a series of meetings with senior officials from the White House, the CIA, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Pentagon, the State Department and other defense organizations