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SEA Hacks Forbes, Steals 1 Million User Accounts

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February 15, 2014
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The Syrian Electronic Army gained access to Forbes.com, stealing more than 1 million user accounts and passwords. Video provided by Newsy


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New York State Data Breaches in 2013 Hit 7.3 Million People, Highest to Date

New York State Data Breaches in 2013 Hit 7.3 Million People, Highest to Date

TheStreet (July 15, 2014) — 2013 was a record year for data breaches in New York, at least according to a report from the New York State Attorney General's office. Public and private institutions in New York experienced more than 900 breaches and more than seven million New Yorkers had their personal information exposed. Threats in 2013 were led by the high profile hacks at Target, where 40 million credit and debit card numbers and 70 million home addresses were stolen nationwide. Database intrusions at LivingSocial and Neiman Marcus followed. The report concludes that organizations in New York State, including businesses, lost nearly $1.4 billion from cyber attacks in 2013 alone. TheStreet's Julia Sun reports from New York. Video provided by TheStreet
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Bitcoin Heist Nets More Than $1 Million

Bitcoin Heist Nets More Than $1 Million

Newsy (Nov. 8, 2013) — Cybercriminals stole 4,100 bitcoins, or $1.2 million, from a digital bank in two separate hacks.
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How TweetDeck's Massive Outage Unfolded

How TweetDeck's Massive Outage Unfolded

Newsy (June 11, 2014) — A cyber worm breached Twitter's companion app, Tweetdeck, which hijacked user accounts and retweeted jumbled computer code. Video provided by Newsy
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Twitter Reinstates Blocking Policy After User Outcry

Twitter Reinstates Blocking Policy After User Outcry

Newsy (Dec. 13, 2013) — Twitter modified its user blocking policy on Thursday, then reversed its decision in the face of user backlash.
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