The documents were released by Anonymous on September 8, but have been completely ignored by the mainstream media, with The Grayzone's Ben Norton becoming the first independent journalist to analyse their contents. The massive internal data trove that DDOSecrets published was originally taken from a web development firm called Netsential, according to a law enforcement memo obtained by Kreb On Security. DDOSecrets founder Emma Best tells WIRED that the hacked files came from Anonymous—or at least, a source self-representing as part of that group, given that under Anonymous’s loose, leaderless structure anyone can declare themselves a member. "Our initial analysis revealed that some of these files contain highly sensitive information such as ACH routing numbers, international bank account numbers (IBANs), and other financial data as well as personally identifiable information (PII) and images of suspects listed in Requests for Information (RFIs) and other law enforcement and government agency reports.". Deloitte’s ‘Test your Hacker IQ’ site fails itself after exposing database user name, password in config file, No, GitHub’s source code wasn’t hacked and posted on GitHub, says GitHub CEO, Proofpoint survey: IT security leaders worry about and are ill-prepared to defeat cyber-attacks, ASUS Laptop X540MB Intel Graphics Driver 22.214.171.12407.02 for Windows 10 64-bit, Criticalstudies.org sounds pretty important, right? “It just goes to show, you have to do more to keep things secure,” said the government source. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. documents. Map from WYG Consortium presentation on 'security and justice programmes in fragile states', including Syria. One of the contractors involved in the project, the Washington-based Innovative Communication & Strategies, is shown to have received funding from the UK, US, and Emirati governments, as well as a group of anti-Assad businessmen, and to have worked to create a vast network of contacts consisting of over 1,600 journalists and “influencers” to push anti-Damascus, pro-opposition information, stories and talking points. As part of their vendetta against the Canadian government, hackers with Anonymous have leaked another high-level federal document — about the redevelopment of Canada’s key diplomatic centres in Britain — that the National Post has confirmed is an authentic and official confidential document. “That part of the program has remained confidential,” he said, adding he is still bound by a secrecy order and cannot comment on the accuracy of the information.
This isn’t the first time that Emma Best has leaked documents on Assange. Please try again in a minute. However, DDoSecrets says that the leaked documents provide the public with more insight into the strategies and mindset of law enforcement in the United States. Coordinated to coincide with Juneteenth, hacktivist group Distributed Denial of Secrets published a massive leak of internal police data, a trove which included emails, audio, video, and intelligence documents. Please try again, 365 Bloor Street East, Toronto, Ontario, M4W 3L4. Postmedia is committed to maintaining a lively but civil forum for discussion and encourage all readers to share their views on our articles. The hacktivist collective has released more than a million files in total through a leaked-focused group called DDOSecrets. AFP 2020 / Thaer Mohammed, Integrity Initiative media manipulation project, running the group’s social media accounts, Syria War Anniversary: Top Five Times Fake News, Videos & Twitter Were Used in Anti-Assad Info War.