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British Pregnancy Advisory Service Fined After Being Breached by Anonymous Hacker

07
Mar
2014

Back in March 2012, the UK Metropolitan Police arrested 27-year-old James Jeffery on suspicion of hacking into the systems of the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS). Now, the Information Commissioners Office has decided to fine BPAS for breaching the Data Protection Act.

At the time of the incident, the perpetrator, who claimed to be an Anonymous hacker, defaced the BPAS website and threatened to leak its entire database. The database contained the names, addresses, …

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