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Topic - Dick Mackey
In the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, there's always a heart-pounding thrill at the finish line in Nome, a rollicking frontier city on Alaska's western coast.
The digital trove of credit card numbers and emails stolen by the group known as Anonymous came from towns across rural America _ places like Gassville, Ark. and Tishomingo County, Miss., where officers don't usually have to worry about international hackers.
"I think it behooves anyone who stores sensitive information to basically put the pressure on the vendors who create their websites to do a good job of protecting those sites," Mackey said.
Small agencies often need to do more to protect themselves, even if they don't have as much staff or money as larger cities, Mackey said.