Hackers leak ex-British PM Tony Blair data

FILE - This is a Tuesday, March 23, 2010 file photo of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, who is now a special Mideast representative, addresses the American Israel Public Affairs Committee Policy Conference in Washington. Blair's book is a political memoir with celebrity trappings secrecy, security, controversy and a multimillion-dollar deal. Tony Blair's "A Journey" is published Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2010 promising to give readers behind-the-curtain insights into major world events from the death of Princess Diana to the Sept.11 attacks and the invasion of Iraq. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen) AP Photo

Hackers today released what looks like personal information on former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and contents of his electronic address book, including contact data for what could be his dentist, mechanic and members of Parliament.

A link to the data on the Pastebin Web site was sent out on Twitter from the account of "TeaMp0isoN" along with a message saying "Tony Blair should be locked up, he is a war criminal." Earlier in the day, the account had tweeted that it was targeting Blair for his support of the war in Iraq.

The contact list appears to be from when Blair was prime minister and includes a phone number for 10 Downing Street. CNET dialed that number and talked to an unidentified representative from the current prime minister's office. That representative confirmed that the number was for 10 Downing Street, but said the office had no comment on the matter. There was no immediate response to an e-mail sent to the address the office gave for Blair, who resigned as prime minister four years ago and was succeeded by Gordon Brown.

Meanwhile, hacker group LulzSec, which has claimed credit for hacks on Sony, the CIA, U.S. Senate, and Arizona Department of Public Safety last night, promised in a tweet today that it would be "releasing more goods on Monday!"

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