California Department of Justice, Computer and Technology Crime High-Tech Response Team (CATCH)

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No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 11, 2012
San Diego , CA
United States
California US
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California Attorney General
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In November 2011, hackers accessed and released private email accounts belonging to a retired agent for the Department of Justice.  The retired agent was a member of the CATCH.  Some of the emails that the hackers released included data that contained the names, Social Security numbers, addresses, dates of birth, and other personal information of an unknown number of consumers.