Nokia developer community hacked

August 29th, 2011 in Technology / Internet

(AP) -- Nokia Corp. says hackers have breached the security on its developer community discussion site and accessed forum members' email addresses.

Nokia says the hacked database also included a few members' birth dates, home page URLs and usernames for Skype or Yahoo but no sensitive information such as passwords or .

The Finnish cellphone maker said Monday it had taken the community website offline as a precaution as it continues further investigations and security assessments.

Nokia's report comes amid a surge in high-profile cyber attack cases in recent months, including Citigroup, Sony Corp., and , as well as organizations such as the United Nations and the International Olympic Committee.

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