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90,000 Military Email Addresses Could Be at Risk

A hackers organization which dubs itself "Anonymous" is claiming it infiltrated the server of a defense contractor and released the email addresses of 90,000 servicemembers, according to Forbes. Anonymous claims it penetrated Booz Allen Hamilton's server and accesses the military email addresses and their encrypted passwords.

Anonymous posted a letter entitled "Military Meltdown Monday" on the website PirateBay.org in which it claimed:

According to Forbes, Booz Allen Hamilton's only response to Anonymous' allegations has been via Twitter:

So once again, folks, be on the lookout for any suspicious emails asking you for your passwords. Those emails could be fishing (and phishing) expeditions from the hackers at Anonymous.

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