Some victims confirmed unauthorised transactions linked to their credit cards. Air Force to the Miami Police Department, and mining it for more than 4,000 credit card numbers, passwords and home addresses.Anonymous boasted of stealing Stratfor's confidential client list, which includes entities ranging from Apple Inc. In a statement released today, Anonymous said: 'Tomorrow, we will be dropping another enormous dump on our next target: the entire customer database from an online military and law enforcement supply store.'Proprietary information about the companies and government agencies that subscribe to Stratfor's newsletters did not appear to be at any significant risk, however, with the main threat posed to individual employees who had subscribed.The group has previously claimed responsibility for attacks on credit card companies Visa Inc.
The attack is 'just another in a massive string of breaches we've seen this year and in years past,' said Josh Shaul, chief technology officer of Application Security Inc., a New York-based provider of database security software. said that he could not confirm that the agency was a client of Stratfor, and he said he had not received any information about a security breach involving the police department.'Thank you!Ashley claimed to have nearly 40 million users at the time of the breach about a month ago, all apparently in the market for clandestine hookups."Ashley Madison is the most famous name in infidelity and married dating," the site asserts on its homepage. Thousands of cheating wives and cheating husbands signup everyday looking for an affair....With Our affair guarantee package we guarantee you will find the perfect affair partner."The data released by the hackers includes names, passwords, addresses and phone numbers submitted by users of the site, though it's unclear how many members provided legitimate details to open accounts.To show they meant business, they posted sample files containing some of the stolen data, which included company financial information detailing employee salaries and documents mapping the company's internal network.The hackers appeared to target Ashley Madison and Established Men over the questionable morals they condoned and encouraged, but they also took issue with what they considered ALM's fraudulent business practices.