Booz Allen admits to data breach

Thursday - 7/14/2011, 8:30am EDT

Booz Allen Hamilton is coming clean about an alleged attack by hacker group Anonymous. The major contractor admits that it did in fact suffer a data breach, and that data posted online was the result of that attack, InfoSecurity reports. Anonymous claims it stole 90,000 military email addresses and passwords and published them on the internet. Booz Allen did not confirm the 90,000 number, but says it is conducting a full internal investigation and working with clients. The contractor says it believe the hack was limited to data from one learning management system for a government agency, they say.

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