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Monthly Archives: November 2011

Facebook Gets Hacked!
Facebook Gets Hacked!
Recently Facebook, headed up by billionaire entrepreneur Mark Zuckerberg, was hacked and violent, pornographic photos were posted on millions of users profiles.
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Online Game Service Steam gets Hacked!
Online Game Service Steam gets Hacked!
Valve corporation, make of many popular game series' such as Half-Life, Team Fortress and Portal, had its popular video game on-demand service hacked on November 6th, although it is not yet known whether they all were taken or not . Apparently an outrageous 35 million possibly had their personal information compromised in the attack. According to the BBC, "The attackers used login details from the forum hack to access a database that held ID and credit card data" which could now be used for any number of purposes. Valve issued a statement letting users know the extent of the situation:
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