WASHINGTON-CUNA last week was reassuring users of its website that no sensitive personal information fromcuna.org was accessed or otherwise compromised in a hacking attack that affected at least 30 or more organizations. NASA, General Dynamics, European Space Agency and the Texas Bankers Association were among those attacked.

CUNA said the attack was conducted by Team GhostShell, a group that specializes in such security breaches-in an effort, it claims, to protest and draw attention to "the freedom of information on the net." At press time CUNA said it was estimated to have resulted in gathering 1.6 million accounts and records in total from all of the organizations that it hacked.

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