Hacker Publishes Personal Info of 20,000 FBI Agents


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Hacker Publishes Personal Info of 20,000 FBI Agents

Written by

Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai

Staff Writer

February 8, 2016 // 03:57 PM EST

While America was getting ready to watch the Super Bowl on Sunday, a hacker promised he would dump online a list of more than 20,000 agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and 9,000 Department of Homeland Security officers.

Right after the big game’s kickoff, the cybercriminal carried out part of his promise, publishing a list of 9,000 DHS employees. On Monday, less than 24 hours later, the hacker, who wishes to remain anonymous, has fulfilled the remaining part of his promise.

“Long Live Palestine, Long Live Gaza,“ reads a message at the top of the dump, which also included the hashtag “#FreePalestine.“

The hacker provided Motherboard with a copy of the data on Sunday. The list includes names, email addresses (many of which are…

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