Feb 11, 2012

Immigration Politics: 'Anonymous' hacks state of Alabama

WTOL.com: Toledo, Ohio: "The so-called "hacktivist" group Anonymous claimed responsibility for the attack on government and law enforcement computers in Alabama on Friday in response to what it called the state's "racist" immigration law. ... It claimed to have stolen sensitive information belonging to more than 46,000 Alabama residents.

The information – obtained "because of your police being lazy when it comes to data security" – allegedly included social security numbers, license plate numbers, dates of birth and addresses. "This was not our desire, or our goal," the person wrote. "Your police administrators have made a terrible mistake and put the lives of tens of thousands of people in jeopardy."" read more

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