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Utah breach affects 25,000 Social Security numbers

(AP) -- Utah health officials said Friday that hackers who broke into state computers last weekend stole far more medical records than originally thought, and the data likely includes Social Security numbers of children ...

Apr 06, 2012
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Al-Qaeda site says 'enemies of Allah' took it down

One of Al-Qaeda's main Internet sites has accused "enemies of Allah" of taking it down for several days, but said it was now back up stronger than ever, according to a US monitoring service Thursday. ...

Apr 05, 2012
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Shoplifters hit up Chrome Store for Facebook data

(PhysOrg.com) -- A cash-for-Facebook’s-“likes” hustle hanging out in Google Chrome Web Store has been discovered by Kaspersky Lab. The researchers first discovered extensions leading to the ...

Mar 28, 2012 report
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'Anonymous' group hacks Tunisian Islamist sites

Hackers claiming to belong to the Anonymous Internet freedom group posted video messages on Facebook pages of Tunisian Islamists, threatening reprisals over their efforts to introduce Salafist laws.

Mar 12, 2012
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Hacking suspect a 'genius,' but often in trouble

At the time of his latest arrest, Jeremy Hammond was living on Chicago's South Side, about three dozen miles and an entire political spectrum away from the conservative Illinois community in which he grew up.

Mar 09, 2012
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