Federal Investigation into LexisNexis Data Breach Ramps Up

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on May 19, 2005

From today’s Washington Post: Computers Seized in Data-Theft Probe – Federal Investigators Remove PCs, Discs From Several Locations; LexisNexis Break-In Linked to Paris Hilton Phone Hacking

  • Related beSpacific postings on this story are here and here.
  • See also this article from the May 17, 2005 New York Times, Personal Data for the Taking, detailing the methods, online and offline, used by JHU grad students to collect and aggregate a huge database of personal information as part of a course project for Prof. Aviel D. Rubin.
  • Posted in Cybercrime, Privacy

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