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Old 27.12.2011, 22:50
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Stratfor hack attack - are you one of the 100s compromised in CH ?

Hacktivists attacked Stratfor.


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Group says it diverted $500,000 to various charities in attack driven by anger at Bradley Manning case

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The private details of hundreds of Swiss are amongst those on a client list which was hacked from the database of American company Stratfor on Christmas Eve.

Swiss radio station DRS revealed on Tuesday evening that credit card numbers, phone numbers, passwords and private addresses belonging to Swiss citizens were amongst the information stolen by a hacking syndicate dubbed Anonymous.

Stratfor is a Texas-based security think tank. It is believed around 4,000 names were on the company’s stolen client list.

Among the company’s Swiss clients believed to be affected by the hacking operation are employees of Swiss banks UBS and Julius Bär, and of multinational food company Nestlé.

The private details of employees of the Swiss defense and foreign ministries are also believed to have been on the stolen list.
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Old 27.12.2011, 23:06
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Re: Stratfor hack attack - are you one of the 100s compromised in CH ?

I am in the mailing list
Can't see how they can use it in their favour though, they had none of ny CC details.
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Old 27.12.2011, 23:32
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Re: Stratfor hack attack - are you one of the 100s compromised in CH ?

why are Swiss people giving their financial details to a think tank in Texas?
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Old 27.12.2011, 23:44
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Re: Stratfor hack attack - are you one of the 100s compromised in CH ?

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Can't see how they can use it in their favour though, they had none of ny CC details.
maybe you can post your name publicly and challenge them to do their worst!
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Old 28.12.2011, 00:07
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Most of us EFers are expats, nothing to worry about .
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why are Swiss people giving their financial details to a think tank in Texas?
Because they probably purchased Stratfor's daily briefings, $350 per year and you pay via cc....
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