http://www.msnbc.com/news/796315.asp [John Young has a copy of the leaked information at: http://cryptome.org/aid-nia-db.htm - WK] By Bob Sullivan MSNBC Aug. 20 2002 Surveillance firm's client list is stolen and posted on Internet; undercover police officers, Secret Service names revealed Computer intruders have allegedly broken into the online files of a Florida company that provides surveillance technology to the U.S. military, federal agencies and local police forces, and posted confidential information, including the names and email addresses of undercover police officers on a public Web site, MSNBC.com has learned. INFORMATION ABOUT UNDERCOVER narcotics officers, U.S. Secret Service Investigators, Department of Defense special agents and hundreds of other local and federal law enforcement workers was revealed when the data from Audio Intelligence Devices Inc.'s files were posted on the Internet. The Florida-based private company sells highly specialized video surveillance equipment and teaches spy courses to federal agencies and local police forces in the United States, and to some foreign governments. Lon D. Guarino, Vice President, Sales & Marketing for Audio Intelligence Devices did not answer questions about the incident, but in an e-mail to MSNBC.com defended the company's security practices. "Contrary to any recent reports, Audio Intelligence Devices is confident in its current security practices and treats its customer information with complete confidentiality," Guarino wrote. "We are actively investigating the origin of the information in question at this time." MSNBC.com contacted each law enforcement official whose e-mail address was taken from the AID files and listed on an Internet page - 349 in all. Of those who replied, none said they knew their information had been made public until they were contacted by MSNBC.com. [...] - ISN is currently hosted by Attrition.org To unsubscribe email majordomoat_private with 'unsubscribe isn' in the BODY of the mail.
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