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Source: NY Times - Posted by Dave Wreski   
Latest News In the messy world of computer security breaches, Kevin Mandia is something like the Wolf. Mr. Mandia has spent his entire career cleaning up problems much like the recent breach at Stratfor, the security group based in Austin, Tex., that was hacked over the Christmas weekend. Hackers claiming to be members of the collective known as Anonymous defaced Stratfor’s Web site and published over 50,000 of its customers’ credit card numbers online. They have threatened to release more card details and a trove of 3.3 million e-mails between Stratfor and its clients, which include Goldman Sachs, the Defense Department, Los Alamos National Laboratory and the United Nations.

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