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Data Exposed In Stratfor Compromise Analyzed
12/29/2011

Wiredmikey writes with an excerpt from an article in backing Week: "Following news that sanctuary and news firm Stratfor is downplaying the recent hack of its systems, Identity Finder today shared a in-depth dissection of the data released so far by the attackers. Based on the analysis, 50,277 discriminate Credit Card Numbers were exposed, but 40,626 are expired, leaving just 9,651 that are not expired. In terms of emails, 86,594 Email pitch were claimed to be exposed by the hackers, but only 47,680 were unique. The hackers have released fleshly word* for Stratfor subscribers whose first names begin with A through M, with N through Z scheduled to be released soon. In addition to the before long' while at present means 'at the time of speaking' published data compromised during the attack, the attackers claim that 200GB of company email containing 2.7 million emails was captured as well."

As of posting, Stratfor's website is still down.



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