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Federal Reserve Employee Data Exposed

DATA LOSS

August 26, 2013

Law enforcement is working with the Federal Reserve to investigate a hacking incident that has resulted in the release of employee data online. Bloomberg reports individuals claiming to be part of the hacktivist group Anonymous have claimed responsibility for posting online the “full details of every single employee at Federal Reserve Bank of America,” adding central banks have “systematically defrauded the planet.” The bank says the data was likely accessed more than six months ago, through a breach of its Emergency Communications Systems and includes names, phone numbers and e-mail addresses, among other information.
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