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AntiSec/BART Data Dump Threats Revealed By Identity Finder Analysis

Data breach contains 2,000 passwords, 1,764 email addresses, and 88 postal addresses
New York, NY - August 15, 2011 - Identity Finder, LLC (www.identityfinder.com) today released a detailed analysis of the information posted by hacking group, Anonymous, after an apparently successful attack on mybart.org. Mybart.org is the website for Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) authority, which media reports indicate up to 50,000 riders use to manage their accounts and services.

Hackers from the Anonymous collective attacked mybart.org and posted names, passwords, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of approximately 2,000 mybart.org subscribers on an unaffiliated website. As of the time of this press release, the information was still readily accessible to anyone with an Internet connection. Based upon Identity Finder's analysis, the files posted by AntiSec contain the following personally identifiable information: 2,000 Passwords 1,764 Email Addresses 301 Phone Numbers