Celebs, Politicians Hacked: Secret Service Involved

Private information of celebrities and politicians including Michelle Obama were allegedly posted online.
1:57 | 03/13/13

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developments on the growing mass of hacking of so many hi-profile people their posted online. Now new names are emerging this morning. Pierre thomas has the latest on the investigation. Good morning, pierre. Reporter: Good morning, robin. If some of these high-profile people really have been hacked we all should be very concerned. This morning, the sinister looking website has the full attention of the secret service and the fbi. After the hackers behind it claimed to have michelle obama's social security number and credit report. In an exclusive interview president obama would not say whether the posted information is authentic. But told george authorities are trying to find out what happened. We should not be surprised that if you've got hackers who want to dig in and devote a lot of resources, that they can access people's private information. It is a big proble right into the white house? Again, I am not confirming that that's what happened. You've got websites out there that sell people's credit cards. Reporter: Private security analysts say the theft of such information can create havoc. If they have your credit report that's all they need to take over your identity. Reporter: This morning equifax identified on the website it's confirming financial files for four high-profile people were recently compromised but the company is declining to identify them. The first lady is not the only potential victim. The anonymous website is posting what it claims is the financial information of a curious mix of the powerful and famous. ♪ Reporter: On that list names like beyonce, kim kardashian, vice president biden and hillary clinton. And growing can now include kanye west, mitt romney, sarah palin and chris jenner. The fbi and secret service are trying to determine how much of the posted information is authentic and how it might have been stolen. Robin? Many people want to know that. All right there, pierre, thank you.

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