Website Offline Where Stolen Credit Reports Posted
- Mar. 21 2013 00:00
- Last edited 18:43
WASHINGTON — The Russian website where hackers had published the stolen credit reports for Michelle Obama, the attorney general, the CIA director, the FBI director and other politicians and celebrities has mysteriously disappeared. It's been inaccessible since late Tuesday.
A rambling statement was published on the website earlier this week described as its operators' "final message" and said the efforts were intended for "entertainment and laughs." The note was signed off with the message "from Russia with love." Before it shut down, the site published what it said were the credit reports of 29 politicians and celebrities.
Russian Internet executives said last week that they were investigating whether the person who registered the website's Internet address had falsified their contact information, which would allow them to shut down the site.