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More than 20 celebrities and public figures, including First Lady Michelle Obama, have had their private information exposed on a mysterious website believed to be run by hackers. FBI and Secret Service agents are investigating.
Others targeted by the celebrity hackers include Jay Z, Britney Spears, Tiger Woods, and former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, reports The Associated Press.
The website lists the celebrities' private information such as Social Security numbers, credit reports, addresses, and phone numbers. In addition, the website taunts some of its victims and features some unflattering photos.
So far, it's not clear where the website is based or who's behind it. The Twitter account for the website includes an anti-police message in Russian, so that may provide some clues as to where the hackers are located, reports the AP.
It's not clear how the hackers accessed the private information, some of which is available on public websites. However, some tips that celebrities and laypeople alike can follow to protect themselves include: