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Hackers target DPS email, leak more info

In the second hack of the Arizona Department of Public Safety in less than a week, hackers released personal emails and files from DPS officials Wednesday.

Saying "did you think we were done with you?," the international hacking group Anonymous released emails, passwords, Social Security numbers, photos, chat transcripts and other documents that appear to be from about a dozen DPS officers

The leaks by Anonymous, if all are genuine, point to a loose approach to online security by some DPS officers, including the reuse of usernames and passwords on multiple sites.

"So much for 'robust password security' huh Stephen (sic)," the group commented, a reference to DPS spokesman Stephen Harrison, who was one of those targeted.

The leak included emails and other files from various officers, including mortgage documents, family photos, an Amazon.com order for "The Milagro Beanfield War," religious emails, Fraternal Order of Police business, receipts for travel reservations, and emails exchanged between former DPS officer Jeff Wilson and his attorneys.

Some of the contact info has been verified by TucsonSentinel.com. DPS spokesman Bart Graves said the agency does not believe that its email system was hacked.

From the hacking group, a statement entitled "Chinga La Migra ('Fuck the Border Patrol') Communique Dos":

Just when you thought it was over, we're hitting the Arizona police state with our second round of attacks. In our first bulletin we dumped a treasure trove of secret law enforcement documents. In this second bulletin, we're dumping booty pirated from a dozen Arizona police officer's personal email accounts looking specifically for humiliating dirt. This leak has names, addresses, phone numbers, passwords, social security numbers, online dating account info, voicemails, chat logs, and seductive girlfriend pictures belonging to a dozen Arizona police officers. We found more internal police reports, cops forwarding racist chain emails, k9 drug unit cops who use percocets, and a convicted sex offender who was part of FOP Maricopa Lodge Five.

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We also hit the AZDPS spokesperson Stephen Harrison who been bragging to the news about how they are upgrading their security and how they will catch the evil hackers who exposed them. Clearly not secure enough, because we owned his personal hotmail, facebook and match.com accounts and dumped all his personal details for the world to see. The same fate will meet anyone else who tries to paint us as terrorists in an Orwellian attempt to pass more pro-censorship or racial-profiling police state laws.

We also found details of Jeff Wilson, a former DPS officer and member of a Navajo tribe, planning on suing the department for racial discrimination charges. Amongst the civil rights violations occuring in AZDPS, Sgt. Jeff Eavenson and others were illegally issuing tickets to Navajos in AZ state court jurisdiction instead of tribal courts. When Jeff Wilson brought these charges up to the department, they punished him and pushed him out of the police force. We welcome Wilson's attempts to expose his racist administrators and so we won't we releasing his info.

Yes we're aware that putting the pigs on blast puts risks their safety, those poor defenseless police officers who lock people up for decades, who get away with brutality and torture, who discriminate against people of color, who make and break their own laws as they see fit. We are making sure they experience just a taste of the same kind of violence and terror they dish out on an every day basis. Our advice to you is to quit while you still can and turn on your commanding officers before you end up in our cross hairs next, because we're not stopping until every prisoner is freed and every prison is burned to the ground.

To other hackers: it's time to set aside our differences and join the antisec popular front against the corrupt governments, corporations, militaries, and law enforcement of the world. We promise you much more bounty to come guaranteed to bring smiles to the faces of all those who have hated the police. Unite and fight, for the flames of revolution burn bright!

Last week, hackers from the international group LulzSec leaked hundreds of documents from the department's email system. The hackers said they targeted the DPS because of Arizona's controversial SB 1070 anti-illegal immigration law.

That group announced it was disbanding earlier this week.

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