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Hacktivists Out-Stole Cybercriminals in 2011

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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