Gov Website Access For Sale

Researchers from Imperva’s Hacker Intelligence Initiative have found a number of .mil, .gov and .edu web sites have been hacked using SQL injection vulnerabilities, with access up for sale, cheap.  The hacker claims to have control over a number of important websites, including the U.S. Army’s Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) and other military sites, government sites, and those belonging to universities.    Administrative access to these sites is being sold for as low as $33 to $499 each. 

The hacker is also selling entire databases of personal information stolen from the websites for $20 per thousand records, data could be used by fraudsters to break into online accounts.