June 12, 2016
A hacker who uses the name of NSA has put up for sale on the Dark Web a dataset that contains the personal details and driver’s license information of over 290,000 US citizens.
The hacker discloses he stole the data after breaching the networks of several Louisiana organizations, and as such, most of the details are from Louisiana locals.
NSA says he extracted the driver’s license details from the stolen databases that contained information on driving violations. In some cases, he claims the databases also held information about more serious crimes, such as murders.