U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency

May 12, 2022

DEA Investigating Breach of Law Enforcement Data Portal

This post was originally published on this siteThe U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) says it is investigating reports that hackers gained unauthorized access to an agency portal that taps into 16 different federal law enforcement databases. KrebsOnSecurity has learned the alleged compromise is tied to a cybercrime and online harassment community that routinely impersonates police and government officials to harvest personal information on their targets. Unidentified hackers shared this screenshot of alleged access to the Drug Enforcement Administration’s intelligence sharing portal. On May 8, KrebsOnSecurity received a tip that hackers obtained a username and password for an authorized user of […]