Hackers put personal info, financial data online for Eric Holder, Beyonce and others
Posted Mar 12, 2013 12:46 PM CST
By Martha Neil
Los Angeles police and federal authorities are investigating a website on which hackers posted apparently correct financial and/or personal contact information about a dozen well-known individuals including Mel Gibson, Beyonce and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.
Addresses and other sensitive information—no credit reports, though—about Vice President Joe Biden and former Secretary of State Hilary Clinton was also obtained and published, the Associated Press reported. The site has an Internet suffix that was originally assigned to the Soviet Union,
Information posted varied from individual to individual, but included screen grabs of bank accounts for a number of the targeted victims, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
TMZ broke the story.