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NCS 9/6/11

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National Cyber Security

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If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.  Cyber experts warn if you find a deal for DiRT 3 Steam Codes on eBay or places similar, just to keep moving.  At least one million and as many as three million Steam codes for a free copy of Codemaster’s DiRT 3 were leaked onto the web, reportedly by hackers.

Law officers are looking into the possible hacking of Iranian Gmail accounts.  About 300,000 accounts were reportedly compromised and read by hackers according to Fox-IT.  That is a forensics firm that investigated the theft of hundreds of digital certificates from a Dutch company.

The Sony Corporation hopes some leadership from a former U.S. Homeland Security official will prevent another major hacking like over the summer.  The company announced it has hired Philip Reitinger to take the role of chief information security officer.

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