Anonymous and Antisec Attack Law Enforcement Websites

Quinn Norton reports:

Anonymous and Antisec factions dumped files on the net Friday detailing data from the computer systems of multiple law enforcement agencies and a law enforcement vendor, including the International Association of Chiefs of Police, Boston Police Patrolmen’s Association, and the Baldwin County Sheriff’s office in Alabama.


The notice references a 600mb data dump which reportedly includes the IACP membership roster; 1000 names, ranks, addresses, phone numbers, and social security number for police officers in Birmingham and Jefferson Counties; 1,000 names and cleartext passwords for the BPPA; and the client list and financials for Matrix Group, a DC-based web design and marketing firm with law enforcement customers.

Read more on Threat Level. The link to the data dump is no longer working as of the time of this posting.

Steve Regan also covers the breach on Security Week.

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