DEA INVESTIGATING BREACH OF LAW ENFORCEMENT DATA PORTAL

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration says it is investigating reports that hackers gained unauthorized access to an agency portal that taps into 16 different federal law enforcement databases. KrebsOnSecurity has learned the alleged compromise is tied to a cybercrime and online harassment community that routinely impersonates police and government officials to harvest personal information on their targets. The DEA declined to comment on the validity of the claims, issuing only a brief statement in response.
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