Hacktivists Threaten to Target Law Enforcement Personnel and Public Officials (abstract)

Law enforcement personnel and public officials may be at increased risk of being targeted by hacktivists. Hacking collectives are effective at leveraging open source, publicly available information identifying officers and public officials, their employers or associates, and their families. With this in mind, officers and public officials should be highly aware of their email account security and their online presence and exposure.

Source: DHS/FBI
  • Topics:
    • Protected content
    • Operations
    • Large-Scale Response
    • Department Administration
    • Active Shooter
  • Resource Type:
    • Article
    • Report/ publication
  • Organizational Author:
    • External

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