Part of LulzSec data dump is from Australian entities
In an earlier blog entry tonight, I noted that 12,000 of 62,000 email addresses and passwords posted by LulzSec today came from WriterSpace.com.
It appears that the dump also contained a number of people in Australia. ABC News in Australia reports:
The group, which took down the CIA website yesterday, has leaked 62,000 worldwide email addresses and passwords.
Some include AusAid, Victorian Government departments and local councils in Victoria and New South Wales.
Passwords for email accounts within eight universities, including the Australian National University, the University of New South Wales and the University of Queensland, were also leaked, along with the log-ins for two high schools in Queensland and Melbourne.
“These are random assortments from a collection,” LulzSec says in the file containing the data.
“So don’t ask which site they’re from or how old they are, because we have no idea.
Read more on ABC.