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Hackers who broke into the private email account of CIA Director John Brennan are believed to be responsible for another breach of a law enforcement information-sharing site run by the FBI, according to CNN.
The group, known as Crackas With Attitude, posted personal data belonging to the FBI’s second in command and other officials, which was apparently stolen from the Law Enforcement Enterprise Portal. The site allows state and local officials to communicate with federal agencies about investigations.
Federal law enforcement sources told CNN that the site was infiltrated and personal data was stolen. Personal emails belonging to FBI Deputy Director Mark Giuliano and his wife were posted by a Twitter account that is believed to be connected to the Crackas With Attitude group.
FBI spokesperson Carol Cratty declined to comment to CNN about the specific claims. She said the agency “takes these matters very seriously” and will work with its partners to “identify and hold accountable those who engage in illegal activities in cyberspace."
The latest breach comes just weeks after the same hackers exposed the contents of Brennan’s AOL email account, which contained his passport number, home telephone number and a list of home addresses. WikiLeaks posted the information online. No classified information was believed to be exposed.
The FBI still has not made an arrest in the case.
Brennan said last month he was “outraged” by the hack, which was apparently carried out by a teenager.
“I was certainly outraged by it,” Brennan said at a conference at George Washington University. “I certainly was concerned about what people might try to do with that information."