Federal Reserve Hacker Steals 400,000 Credit Card Numbers: Feds

Jonathan Dienst reports:

A Malaysian man hacked his way into the Federal Reserve Bank’s computers in Cleveland and also had more than 400,000 stolen credit card numbers when Secret Service agents finally caught up with him, federal prosecutors said.

Lin Mun Poo was arrested at John F. Kennedy Airport last month as he traveled to New York for a meeting with other hackers and to allegedly exploit some of the stolen information he had obtained, investigators said.


One business, Fed Comp, a data processor for federal credit unions, among the businesses allegedly compromised.

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