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Phone Company Hacked

DATA LOSS

August 30, 2011

Nokia says its developer forum website has been hacked, requiring it to shut down the site until "further investigations and security assessments" have been completed, The Wall Street Journal reports. The company says users' personal information--including e-mail, some dates of birth and other data--were compromised. A hacker known as "pr0tect0r AKA mrNRG," believed to be based in India, claimed responsibility for the breach. "Though we have no evidence of any misuse, we believe the potential risk is an increase in unsolicited e-mail," the company said. (Registration may be required to access this story.)   
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