Anonymous has hacked the U.S. Federal Reserve, and released login credentials and personal information belonging to 4,000 American banking executives. The action is part of the ongoing campaign to reform computer crime law, known as Operation Last Resort.
According to reports, Anonymous leaked the partial internet login credentials and personal information such as addresses and phone numbers belonging to over 4,000 American banking executives on Sunday, Jan.3. The information was leaked via Pastebin and a randomly chosen government website with low security, the Alabama Criminal Justice Information Center.
Operation Last Resort (#OpLastResort) is part of a concerted effort to force the U.S. government to reform computer crime law in the wake of Aaron Swartz's death. Aaron Swartz, a brilliant technologist and Internet freedom fighter, was laid to rest last month after committing suicide. In honor of Aaron and other Internet freedom fighters, Anonymous launched Operation Last Resort.
Source: The Examiner. Read full article. (link)