FBI opens investigation into cyber attacks against Ferguson law enforcement

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The FBI has opened an investigation of hacking attacks directed at the personal computers and accounts of police officers who are part of the law enforcement response in Ferguson, Missouri, three U.S. law enforcement officials told CNN. The cyberattacks are believed to be the work of hackers affiliated with the group Anonymous, the officials said Friday.

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