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Financial info on celebs, officials leaked online

Authorities and celebrities were grappling Monday with how to respond to a website that posted what appears to be private financial information about top government officials and stars such as Jay-Z and Mel Gibson....


Harvard Offers Explanation for Search of E-mail Accounts

Harvard said it had not notified most of the employees involved because it wanted to protect the one who inadvertently leaked confidential material to the news media.


AP Exclusive: Nigeria Secret Police Details Leaked

Personnel records of former and current members of Nigeria's top domestic spy agency, including home addresses and names of immediate family members, leaked onto the Internet in a threatening message that claimed to come from a radical Islamist sect that's killed hundreds of people this year alone, The Associated Press has learned.


Report: Hacker claims to upload 6.5M LinkedIn passwords

LinkedIn Passwords Leaked

A Russian hacker claims to have uploaded almost 6.5 million LinkedIn passwords, The Verge reports. LinkedIn in says in a tweet that "Our team is currently looking into reports of stolen passwords. Stay tuned for more."


Twitter breach data public, 50,000 accounts may be affected

Officials from Twitter are looking into what appears to be 50,000 email and password combinations posted to Pastebin earlier this week. After a brief analysis, the list consists of 20,000 duplicates, many suspended spam accounts, and unlinked user name and password combinations. No person or group has claimed responsibility for the leak.


WikiLeaks publishes leaked Stratfor emails

WikiLeaks says it has begun publishing leaked emails from U.S. intelligence analysis firm Stratfor. The online anti-secrecy group says it's sitting on more than 5 million emails from the Austin, Texas-based Stratfor and that it's putting them out in collaboration with two dozen international media organizations.


Facebook may have leaked your personal information: Symantec

Facebook may have leaked your personal information: Symantec

Facebook users' personal information could have been accidentally leaked to third parties, in particular advertisers, over the past few years, according to Symantec Corp's official web blog.


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