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Hacker arrested after stealing 4000 Nintendo gamer's data

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 15 Feb 2011 3:30 User comments (1)

Hacker arrested after stealing 4000 Nintendo gamer's data Spanish authorities have arrested a hacker this week who allegedly stole data from 4000 "Nintendo users" and then tried to blackmail the company.
The hacker threatened to contact the country's data protection agency, accusing Nintendo of complete negligence.

When Nintendo ignored his threats, the individual began leaking some of the stolen info online.

Before his arrest, the authorities say the hacker was planning to release all the stolen data.

It remains unclear where the data was stolen from, reports the BBC.

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116.2.2011 7:35

Just wait till the CFW for the PS3 starts to leak some info on people PSN accounts namely those with credit cards.

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