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Four hackers accused of $100m US military software and gaming IP theft

2014/10/01

V3.co.uk - (International) Four individuals were indicted for allegedly stealing over $100 million worth of intellectual property from game developers and the U.S. Army including data from yet-to-be-released games and training software used to train helicopter pilots. Two of the accused pleaded guilty and reportedly used a SQL injection attack to steal the usernames and passwords of employees and software developers in order to gain access to the data.

Source: http://www.v3.co.uk/v3-uk/news/2373278/four-hackers-accussed-of-usd100m-us-military-software-and-gaming-ip-theft

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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