Hacked Federal Reserve Network Was Test-only

Robert McMillan reports:

A June 2010 hacking incident that compromised a network at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland happened on a test system and not the bank’s production servers…. According to Gates, the hacker managed to break into a single Fed test PC that was connected to other test computers. “This is a system that is used to test software and applications with fake data and information,” she said. “The incident did not involve our live production system on which we process our work.”

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So what was the source of the 400k credit card numbers found in Poo’s possession?

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