Stratfor hacking: Anonymous leaks private subscriber list, credit card numbers
- claim According to officials tied to the Anonymous collective, the group released a list of over 100,000 “private clients” of the secretive Stratfor security group, including credit information. Ironically, Anonymous claims the data was not encrypted. Victims who have spoken out about the hacking on Facebook have reportedly gotten targeted a second time.
- rebuttal However, the company itself disputes Anonymous’ description of the information leaked, stating that “the disclosure was merely a list of some of the members that have purchased our publications.” The company emphasized they had no further business relationship with the clients on the list. The situation could prove a major embarrassment for the firm. source
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