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Police Publish List of Breach Victims

DATA LOSS—FINLAND

November 8, 2011

The Finnish police have published the names and birthdates of about 16,000 people affected by a personal data breach on Facebook, Helsinki Times reports. The stolen data--taken from adult education institutions by a group identifying itself as Anonymous Finland--included names, addresses, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses and Social Security numbers. The communications minister has said some of the stolen data was not adequately protected. Anonymous Finland is making political demands and has hinted that it has other stolen data, the report states.
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