Anonymous Hackers Hit Boston Police Department

Members of Anonymous recently hacked the Boston Police Department’s community policing Web site in response to crackdowns on the Occupy Boston protests.

“A man claiming to be an Anonymous spokesman told the Boston Herald newspaper that the group took control of the BPDNews community policing website and would likely strike again in retaliation for the police evicting the Occupy Boston protesters from Dewey Square in December,” Infosecurity reports.

“Boston police spokeswoman Elaine Driscoll told the newspaper that shutting down the BPDNews website could cripple one of the city’s crime-fighting tools,” the article states.

Go to “Anonymous hacks police website in response to Occupy Boston crackdown” to read the details.

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