Breach, Data Security, Threat Management

Anonymous targets Texas police chiefs site

In the face of new arrests and the arraignments of 14 Anonymous members accused of launching attacks last year against PayPal, the hacktivist group continues to expose security weaknesses and embarrassing documents. In its latest digital heist, Anonymous on Thursday leaked 3 GB of data from Some of the pilfered emails reveal offensive communications among authorities. In a statement, Anonymous said its latest attack comes in retaliation for Texas police's campaign to "harass immigrants and use border patrol operations as a cover for their backwards racist prejudice." The Texas Police Chiefs Association website is currently offline, and a lawyer for the group said its webmaster is investigation how the breach occurred, according to a report.

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