New Secret Service chief ‘hacked and personal information published online’ days after appointed

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  • A Social Security number,  phone  numbers and a credit report are among those claimed to belong to Julia Pierson  on site
  • Secret Service investigating with accuracy  of private data unclear

By  Daily Mail Reporter

PUBLISHED: 16:57 EST, 4  April 2013 |  UPDATED: 17:25 EST, 4 April 2013

Personal information belonging to the Secret  Service’s new director Julia Pierson has been hacked and published online  according to new claims now under federal investigation.

The hacking would be the latest in a string  of such incidents against top officials that include first lady Michelle Obama  and CIA Director John Brennan.

The information on the website included a Social Security number, phone numbers, and a credit report that  includes  accounts with The Home Depot, Sears, and Macy’s.

Hacked: Julia Pierson, seen after being sworn-in as the new director of the U.S. Secret Service late last month, has allegedly been hacked with her private information published online 

Hacked: Julia Pierson, seen after being sworn-in as the  new director of the U.S. Secret Service late last month, has allegedly been  hacked with her private information published online

It was unclear how much of the data that  appeared on http://www.exposed.re was accurate or who posted it.

The website appeared to have information  about other government officials and celebrities that had been published online  previously at another Internet address, http://www.exposed.su.

That address appears to have been taken down  after its launch last month.

In that one-month period the former site was  viewed more than a half a million times,Information  Week reports. The latest site reports more than  770,000 page views and counting.

‘We are investigating and we are aware of the  matter,’ a Secret Service spokesman said without commenting further.

Creeper: The website, pictured, claims to also have the information of national players like Hillary Clinton, John Brennan and stars like Kim Kardashian 

Creeper: The website, pictured, claims to also have the  information of national players like Hillary Clinton, John Brennan and stars  like Kim Kardashian

Pierson was sworn into office on March 27 and  is the first woman to head the agency which protects the  president.

An FBI spokeswoman said ‘we’re aware of the  reports’ but she would not say whether the FBI was investigating  them.

The Internet domain country code for the  island of Reunion is .re, while .su was the domain code for the Soviet  Union.

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