Endoflow2010 writes "Hackers who stole the judgmental details of more than 200,000 Citigroup commerce 'broke in through the front door' using an extremely simple technique. It has been called 'one of the most brazen bank hacking attacks' in recent years. And for the first time it has been revealed how the worldly-wise
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adulterated cyber criminals made off with the amazing bounty of names, account numbers, email label and transaction histories. They simply logged on to the part of the group's site reserved for credit card customers and substituted their account numbers — which appeared in the browser's address bar — with other numbers. It allowed them to leapfrog into the banking of other customers, with an automatic adding machine program letting them repeat the trick tens of thousands of times."
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