Anonymous hackers release 269 GB database of data from 200 US police departments

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The Distributed Denial of Secrets (DDoS) site has leaked ten years’ worth of data from 200 police departments, fusion centers, and other law enforcement training and support resources in a hacking which was claimed by the Anonymous group.

The release amounts to nearly 269 GB worth of documents, images and videos the group says is linked to police and FBI reports, bulletins, guides and more.

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The DDoS group derives its name from the technical term “denial of service attack,” a form of cyberattack that crashes servers and websites by targeting them with huge numbers of requests.

The database has published leaked documents from across the globe, including official US records on how Iranian-backed militias laundered money through used car sales and drug trafficking.

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