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Massive Data Leak Discovered In Three Large US Data Providers
2013-09-26 08:33:06

A security research expert has discovered a host of data leaks within three large US databanks, with birthdays and social security numbers being hacked by a powerful botnet and published elsewhere online.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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