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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...

Alabama and Texas law enforcement sites fall to hackers (updated)

Hackers who have previously targeted police department or law enforcement-related web sites have struck three more sites in the past few days – one in Texas and two in Alabama: The Alabama Department of Public Safety (dps.alabama.gov) was hacked by @cabincr3w and w0rmer. Seven spreadsheets with information on sex offenders and limited information on the...

Hackers attack three more law enforcement-related sites, dump data

A few more law enforcement-related web sites were hacked this past week, to add to the growing list: Travis Crum reports that the West Virginia Chiefs of Police Association site was hacked and officers’ data dumped online: The Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking for the people responsible for leaking the home addresses, home phone...

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...