29. May 2012 12:50
American Pharmacists Association Website Hacked, 28,000 Email Addresses & Source Code Leaked
New York, NY – May 29, 2012 - Identity Finder, LLC (www.identityfinder.com) today released this detailed analysis of the information posted online by the hacking group, Anonymous as a part of the AntiSec movement. The breach was made public in a 65 MB compressed file, which contains approximately 163 MB of source code, server logs, and transaction logs belonging to pharmacist.com, which had also been defaced and taken offline as of the writing of this post.
The hackers claim the breach was designed to release "personal information and credit card details from government officials." Identity Finder has analyzed the files and releases the following analysis:
- Identity Finder found 28,659 unique email addresses.
- Of those, 1.5% (419) belong to .gov or .mil accounts.
- 38.6% (11,069) belong to .edu accounts.
- An additional 3% (877) of the emails belong to .org accounts.
- Identity Finder found no Social Security Numbers, Credit Card Numbers, Bank Account Numbers, Driver Licenses, or passwords.
- Logs contained payment receipts which could not be readily associated with individuals.
- The breach did not expose any internal emails.
- The breach includes source code, exception logs and server logs. This data could be useful to other hackers who want more insight into pharmacist.com's network topology.
No single hacker has claimed responsibility for the hack, nor explained how pharmacist.com was penetrated.
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