Federal Reserve Hacker Steals 400,000 Credit Card Numbers

November 18, 2010

“A Malaysian man hacked his way into the Federal Reserve Bank’s computers in Cleveland and also had more than 400,000 stolen credit card numbers when Secret Service agents finally caught up with him, federal prosecutors said.

Lin Mun Poo was arrested at John F. Kennedy Airport last month as he traveled to New York for a meeting with other hackers and to allegedly exploit some of the stolen information he had obtained, investigators said.

Officials are still looking into how he allegedly hacked his way into well-guarded computer systems at the Federal Reserve and numerous major financial institutions. Poo allegedly traded and profited on information he stole from some of the institutions.”

(Federal Reserve Hacker Steals 400,000 Credit Card Numbers: Feds | NBC New York)

3 Responses

  1. WTFistheYoungTurkdeathdance

    March 8, 2011, 00:24:20

    so this is what the new update this must explain why i had to listen to young turk all day i just dont get him….

  2. josh

    June 20, 2011, 17:07:58

    Fuck the federal reserve its about time someone takes the initiative to take them out….

  3. dbbuilder

    June 23, 2011, 01:59:53

    interesting, someone would target the fed computer system….!

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