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Chicago man lobs class-action sueball at MtGox – Register

RegisterFriday’s bankruptcy filing wasn’t the only time the name “MtGox” was heard in a courtroom this week. Predictably, the cash-strapped Bitcoin exchange is now the subject of a class-action lawsuit in the US alleging negligence…

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Reports: User data hacked at Kickstarter site – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe popular crowdfunding website Kickstarter was hacked last week, according to several published reports Saturday. CNET, ZDNet and the Verge, among others, published stories on their websites Saturday, saying that hackers had made off…

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Hackers steal Yahoo! Mail usernames, passwords – UPI.com

UPI.comSUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 31 (UPI) — Attackers now own an undisclosed number of Yahoo! Mail usernames and passwords, stolen from a third-party site, the Sunnyvale, Calif., Internet giant said. As a result, Yahoo! will now…

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Target data breach part of broader organized attack – ZDNet

ZDNetSummary: A confidential U.S. government report indicates that the Target data breaches were tied to a broader effort against retailers. New malicious software called KAPTOXA led the attacks. Larry Dignan. By Larry Dignan for Between…

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Snapchat Says to Make App More Secure – ABC News

ABC NewsSnapchat says it plans to put out a more secure version of its application following a breach that allowed hackers to collect the usernames and phone numbers of some 4.6 million of its users….


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