Fraud Starts After Lulzsec Group Releases E-Mail, Passwords

Robert McMillan reports:

Debbie Crowell never ordered the iPhone, but thanks to a hacking group known as Lulzsec, she spent a good part of her Thursday morning trying to get US$712.00 in charges reversed after someone broke into her Amazon account and ordered it.

“They even had me pay for one-day shipping,” she said via e-mail Thursday afternoon.

Crowell is one of more than 62,000 people who must now change passwords and keep a close eye on their online accounts after Lulzsec posted their e-mail addresses and passwords to the Internet Thursday.

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