The Top 10 Security Breaches Of 2012


6. Ghostshell

Hacktivist group "Team Ghostshell" announced on Dec. 10 that it had posted to Pastebin records from approximately 1.6 million government and contractor accounts involving aerospace, the defense industry, financial services and law enforcement. The stolen data included names, email addresses, passwords, phone numbers and various forms of administrator account information. The group, which titled the initiative ProjectWhiteFox, was also kind enough to announce that this would be their final hack for 2012. Their efforts are intended to attract support for freedom of information on the Internet.