a server conflictvoice chat platform to organize multiplayer games of popular video game’minecraft‘, turned out to be another way of leaking classified information about the war in Ukraine. According to the US-based The Wall Street Journal, the shared documents include classified data on Ukraine’s air defense system, the country’s offensive capabilities, death statistics on the battlefield, and communications with US military personnel.

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But the information leak doesn’t stop there, and the same source points out that the documents hosted on the server also contain sensitive information about the types of weapons used by Ukrainian military forces and supplied by its allies. The documents quickly spread from the server to sites like 4Chan, Twitter, and Telegram.

According to media specializing in video games Kotaku, the documents were released after an unidentified group of presenter participants got into a heated argument over the invasion of Ukraine while playing ‘Minecraft’. However, there is no way to get the full context of the conversations as the original data and messages are deleted after a few hours.

Discord is trying to find the route

All fifty documents classified as “secret” and “top secret” by the US State Department were leaked. It was alleged that measures were taken to delete data from instant messaging and voice chat service Discord. while continuing to cooperate with the authorities to find the person responsible for its disclosure. It seems that a young employee of the military base is suspected.

“Discord’s top priority is to provide a safe experience for our users. When we notice content that violates our policies, the security team investigates and takes appropriate action, including banning users, shutting down servers, and enforcing the law,” he said.

The situation is reminiscent of other recent chapters on video game forums. On more than one occasion, users of titles like the military simulator ‘War Thunder’ have been associated with leaking sensitive military documents published by members of their respective communities in an attempt to “win the debate”. other players..