Anonymous does it again and creates a security breach on US and Nato data, As reported by Patrick Leafson at The Internet Post. TIP is a news source blog focused on distributing much better informational news reporting away from the Democrat and Republican tail-spinning arguments that are usually rooted in confusion and hate. TIP is your alternative.
There was additional insight into the trend of such attacks from Anthony L. Kimery, Homeland Security Today’s senior reporter and online editor in the story, “Cyberattacks Pose Threat To Law Enforcement Intelligence, Operations And Personnel”
As reported now, on 09 Jan 2012 — The hacker group “Anonymous” exposed thousands of email addresses and passwords belonging to U.S. and NATO officials that it obtained due to a security breach. The online hacktivist group claimed it had stolen intelligence analysis firm Stratfor’s confidential client list, which included the U.S. Defense Department, Army, Air Force, law enforcement agencies, top security contractors and technology firms like Apple and Microsoft, over Christmas. Among the huge trove of private information exposed by the group are email addresses/personal information belonging to 221 British military officials, 242 NATO staff and 19-thousand U.S. military personnel.