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Lost smartphones mined by finders: Symantec

Lost smartphones are likely to be mined for valuable information by strangers who find them, according to the results of a sting operation conducted by computer security firm Symantec.

dateMar 12, 2012 in Other
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Social site Formspring hacked, passwords disabled

(AP) — Social networking site Formspring said Tuesday that it was disabling nearly 30 million registered users' passwords after hundreds of thousands of them were leaked to the Web in their encrypted form.

dateJul 11, 2012 in Internet
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Hackers post UN staffer user names, passwords

A hackers group calling itself "Team Poison" has posted what it says are the user names and passwords of more than 100 United Nations staffers' email accounts it pulled from a U.N. computer server.

dateNov 30, 2011 in Internet
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FTC, RockYou settle over exposed email passwords

(AP) -- The Federal Trade Commission says that an online game site called RockYou has reached a settlement with the government over a hacking attack that exposed email addresses and passwords from 32 million users.

dateMar 27, 2012 in Internet
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Anonymous releases more Stratfor data

Online "hacktivist" group Anonymous has released a trove of email addresses and credit card numbers stolen from the website of intelligence analysis firm Stratfor and promised further attacks.

dateDec 30, 2011 in Internet
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Twitter passwords bared online

Twitter said that it was trying to figure out how user names and passwords from thousands of accounts apparently wound up posted at an online file sharing website.

dateMay 09, 2012 in Internet
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