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

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online After several months of investigations, security researcher Brian Krebs has pinpointed a massive data leak to weak points in three large US data providers. Though the FBI began its own investigations in March, Krebs now says a site that releases the birthdays and social security numbers of several public figures gets its information from a “small but very potent” botnet. Following the report, data brokers D&B, LexisNexis...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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