More Businesses Expected to Insure Against Data Breaches, Cyber Crimes

Now that the Security and Exchange Commission requires public companies to disclose the costs of cyber attacks and a national data breach notification law is in the works it is expected that more companies will be purchasing insurance policies to protect against data breaches and cyber crimes.

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Anonymous Continues Holiday Hacking Spree

Hactivist groups Anonymous and LulzSec continue their holiday hacking routine called LulzXmas after stealing sensitive data from SpecialForces.com and Stratfor, a global intelligence firm, and then posting the breached information online.

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Anonymous Hacks UN, Threatens Banks

The high profile data breaches continue in 2011 as Anonymous posted 1,000 user names and passwords taken from the United Nations. A hacker was able to access the server containing information for the United Nations Development Programme, the attack may have been just to demonstrate ability or to embarrass the UN as many of the posted passwords were weak. Anonymous is also threatening attacks against major financial institutions with their new ally, TeamPoison, in a hactivism effort they are calling Operation Robin Hood.

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