LA area police have private info hacked, posted

Hackers released the names, addresses and phone numbers of more than 100 law enforcement officers whose information was pilfered from the web site of the Los Angeles County Police Canine Association, CNET reported. The FBI is reportedly investigating. The hackers "also claimed to have found what they described as a couple of objectionable photos of children in the private e-mails of a police officer whose account they were able to access because he purportedly used the same password as he did on the LACPCA site." "I'm appalled that our website was breached," said San Fernando police officer Tony Vairo, president of the group that got hacked. "It's not right and we will pusue it [a case] on every level, state or federal."


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