California Statewide Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA)

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Date Breach Made Public: 
December 31, 2011
Sacramento , CA
United States
California US
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Hackers exposed the email addresses, passwords, and names of CSLEA members.  The passwords were encrypted, but were posted in their decrypted form.  If anyone used the same password and email combination for CSLEA and other websites, they should immediately change their password for those other websites.  Anonymous/AntiSec/LulzSec posted the information online.  

UPDATE (1/04/2012): CSLEA became aware of the issue in early November. Old credit card information and corresponding home addresses for orders from the CSLEA online store were also obtained.  Though the ordering process and encryption of credit card information were eventually taken over by Wells Fargo Bank, the card info was inadvertently placed back onto the CSLEA server when the web hosting service restored the site from an earlier version.  It is unclear how old the credit card information was.  CSLEA attempted to prevent hackers from accessing information after the November breach, but Anonymous was able to get past new passwords, obtain information, and release it around December 31.