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Hacktivists Out-Stole Cybercriminals in 2011


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Top 10 threat action types

Table 8. Top 10 Threat Action Types by number of breaches and records.

Just two years ago, cybercriminal gangs were behind record-breaking data breaches that resulted in the theft of millions of customer records. But the year 2011 will be remembered as the year hacktivists out-stole cybercriminals to take the top data breach award, according to a new report released by Verizon on Thursday.

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