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MO: Springfield city website hacked as part of series of hacks involving government and law enforcement

Springfield officials say the personal information of about 2,100 citizens may have been obtained by hackers when the city’s website was “compromised” Feb. 17, a Friday. Some functions have been turned off on the city’s website, springfieldmo.gov, as authorities investigate the apparent breach, said city spokeswoman, Cora Scott. Read more on News-Leader.com A statement...

Law enforcement targeted by hackers

There have been a number of  law enforcement-related web sites hacked since last June. Some of those hacks —  like those involving the Arizona Department of Public Safety, BART, International Association of Chiefs of Police, Boston Police Patrolmen’s Association, Baldwin County Sheriff’s office in Alabama,  Coalition of Law Enforcement and Retail (C.L.E.A.R.), the California Statewide...

SLC Police Department hack: hackers delete their own files after reiterating pledge not to expose residents’ personal info

Hacktivism raises all kinds of ethical issues.  In an unusual move, hackers responsible for the hack of the Salt Lake City Police Department have deleted their copies of some of the files they had acquired from the PD’s web site. In announcing the hack on Tuesday, the hackers  known as Kahuna and CabinCr3w indicated...