90,000 Military Email Accounts Leaked in Latest #AntiSec Attack
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In latest tweet by AnonymousIRC , Hackers leaks 90,000 Military Email Accounts from Booz Allen Hamilton is a massive American consulting firm for #AntiSec. Anonymous call it "Military Meltdown Monday: Mangling Booz Allen Hamilton" .

The Leak include 90,000 logins of military personnel—including personnel from US CENTCOM, SOCOM, the Marine Corps, various Air Force facilities, Homeland Security, State Department staff, and what looks like private sector contractors.

They Release it via Torrent of 130.5 MB archive file.

Press Release by Anonymous is :

Hello Thar!

Today we want to turn our attention to Booz Allen Hamilton, whose core business
is contractual work completed on behalf of the US federal government, foremost
on defense and homeland security matters, and limited engagements of foreign
governments specific to U.S. military assistance programs.

So in this line of work you'd expect them to sail the seven proxseas with a
state- of-the-art battleship, right? Well you may be as surprised as we were
when we found their vessel being a puny wooden barge.

We infiltrated a server on their network that basically had no security
measures in place. We were able to run our own application, which turned out to
be a shell and began plundering some booty. Most shiny is probably a list of
roughly 90,000 military emails and password hashes (md5, non-salted of course!).
We also added the complete sqldump, compressed ~50mb, for a good measure.

We also were able to access their svn, grabbing 4gb of source code. But this
was deemed insignificant and a waste of valuable space, so we merely grabbed
it, and wiped it from their system.

Additionally we found some related datas on different servers we got access to
after finding credentials in the Booz Allen System. We added anything which
could be interesting.

And last but not least we found maps and keys for various other treasure chests
buried on the islands of government agencies, federal contractors and shady
whitehat companies. This material surely will keep our blackhat friends busy
for a while.

A shoutout to all friendly vessels: Always remember, let it flow!


For the Lazy we have assembled some facts about Booz Allen. First let's take a
quick look of who these guys are. Some key personnel:

* John Michael "Mike" McConnell, Executive Vice President of Booz Allen and
former Director of the National Security Agency (NSA) and former Director of
National Intelligence.

* James R. Clapper, Jr., current Director of National Intelligence, former
Director of Defense Intelligence.

* Robert James Woolsey Jr, former Director of National Intelligence and head
of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

* Melissa Hathaway, Current Acting Senior Director for Cyberspace for the
National Security and Homeland Security Councils

Now let's check out what these guys have been doing:

* Questionable involvement in the U.S. government's SWIFT surveillance program;
acting as auditors of a government program, when that contractor is heavily
involved with those same agencies on other contracts. Beyond that, the
implication was also made that Booz Allen may be complicit in a program
(electronic surveillance of SWIFT) that may be deemed illegal by the EC.



* Through investigation of Booz Allen employees, Tim Shorrock of Democracy Now!
asserts that there is a sort of revolving-door conflict of interest between
Booz Allen and the U.S. government, and between multiple other contractors and
the U.S. government in general. Regarding Booz Allen, Shorrock referred to such
people as John M. McConnell, R. James Woolsey, Jr., and James R. Clapper, all
of whom have gone back and forth between government and industry (Booz Allen in
particular), and who may present the appearance that certain government
contractors receive undue or unlawful business from the government, and that
certain government contractors may exert undue or unlawful influence on
government. Shorrock further relates that Booz Allen was a sub-contractor with
two programs at the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA), called Trailblazer and
Pioneer Groundbreaker.


If you haven't heard about Pioneer Groundbreaker, we recommend the following
Wikipedia article:

"The NSA warrantless surveillance controversy (AKA "Warrantless Wiretapping")
concerns surveillance of persons within the United States during the collection
of foreign intelligence by the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) as part of
the war on terror."


* A June 28, 2007 Washington Post article related how a U.S. Department of
Homeland Security contract with Booz Allen increased from $2 million to more
than $70 million through two no-bid contracts, one occurring after the DHS's
legal office had advised DHS not to continue the contract until after a review.
A Government Accountability Office (GAO) report on the contract characterized
it as not well-planned and lacking any measure for assuring valuable work to be


* Known as PISCES (Personal Identification Secure Comparison and Evaluation
System), the ΓΓé¼┼ôterrorist interdiction systemΓΓé¼┬¥ matches passengers inbound for the
United States against facial images, fingerprints and biographical information
at airports in high-risk countries. A high-speed data network permits U.S.
authorities to be informed of problems with inbound passengers. Although PISCES
was operational in the months prior to September 11, it apparently failed to
detect any of the terrorists involved in the attack.

Privacy advocates have alleged that the PISCES system is deployed in various
countries that are known for human rights abuses (ie Pakistan and Iraq) and
that facilitating them with an advanced database system capable of storing
biometric details of travelers (often without consent of their own nationals)
poses a danger to human rights activists and government opponents.



Back in February, as many may recall, Anonymous was challenged by security
company HBGary. One month later - after many grandiose claims and several pages
of dox on "members" of Anonymous which were factually accurate in no way
whatsoever - HBGary and its leadership were busy ruing the day they ever
tangled with Anonymous, and Anonymous was busy toasting another epic trolling.
And there was much rejoicing. However, celebration soon gave way to
fascination, followed by horror, as scandal after scandal radiated from the
company's internal files, scandals spanning the government, corporate and
financial spheres. This was no mere trolling. Anonymous had uncovered a

One of the more interesting, and sadly overlooked, stories to emerge from
HBGary's email server (a fine example to its customers of how NOT to secure
their own email systems) was a military project - dubbed Operation Metal Gear
by Anonymous for lack of an official title - designed to manipulate social
media. The main aims of the project were two fold: Firstly, to allow a lone
operator to control multiple false virtual identities, or "sockpuppets". This
would allow them to infiltrate discussions groups, online polls, activist
forums, etc and attempt to influence discussions or paint a false
representation of public opinion using the highly sophisticated sockpuppet
software. The second aspect of the project was to destroy the concept of online
anonymity, essentially attempting to match various personas and accounts to a
single person through recognition shared of writing styles, timing of online
posts, and other factors. This, again, would be used presumably against any
perceived online opponent or activist.

HBGary Federal was just one of several companies involved in proposing software
solutions for this project. Another company involved was Booz Allen Hamilton.
Anonymous has been investigating them for some time, and has uncovered all
sorts of other shady practices by the company, including potentially illegal
surveillance systems, corruption between company and government officials,
warrantless wiretapping, and several other questionable surveillance projects.
All of this, of course, taking place behind closed doors, free from any public
knowledge or scrutiny.

You would think the words "Expect Us" would have been enough to prevent another
epic security fail, wouldn't you?

Well, you'd be wrong. And thanks to the gross incompetence at Booz Allen
Hamilton probably all military mersonnel of the U.S. will now have to change
their passwords.

Let it flow!

*** INVOICE ***

Enclosed is the invoice for our audit of your security systems, as well as the
auditor's conclusion.

4 hours of man power: $40.00
Network auditing: $35.00
Web-app auditing: $35.00
Network infiltration*: $0.00
Password and SQL dumping**: $200.00
Decryption of data***: $0.00
Media and press****: $0.00

Total bill: $310.00

*Price is based on the amount of effort required.
**Price is based on the amount of badly secured data to be dumped, which in
this case was a substantial figure.
***No security in place, no effort for intrusion needed.
****Trolling is our specialty, we provide this service free of charge.

Auditor's closing remarks: Pwned. U mad, bro?

We are Anonymous.
We are Legion.
We are Antisec.
We do not forgive.
We do not forget.
Expect us.
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