Cybersecurity

Hacktivists Swipe Ferguson Officers’ Personal Data

A man is arrested as police try to disperse a crowd during protests in Ferguson, Mo.

A man is arrested as police try to disperse a crowd during protests in Ferguson, Mo. // Jeff Roberson/AP

It’s not clear how much information was compromised, but the breach of officers' computers is one reason why police responding to the upheaval in Ferguson aren’t displaying their names on uniforms, CNN reports. 

The FBI is investigating.

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