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Experts Say Breach Victims Should Expect the Worst

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March 24, 2011

Experts say that those affected by the breach last week at a company that provides computer security products to a number of corporations and governments should brace themselves for the worst case scenario, InformationWeek reports. That scenario would mean that the breach at EMC Corporation's RSA Security Division involved the theft of a source code to the company's two-factor authentication product, "which would possibly allow hackers to reverse-engineer or otherwise break the system," said expert Bruce Schneier. Another expert speculated that a million users may have been impacted by the breach.
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