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Mobile Friday: Orange.fr Hacked, 800,000 Customers Affected

Feb 07, 2014 By Sharon Solomon | Major hackings are taking place all the time, with many going undetected and unreported. The latest high-profile intrusion took place recently in France, with an estimated 800,000 customers falling victim to privacy and identity-theft. The mobile giant has notified the victims and apologized for the incident. Around 3% of Orange.fr customers were hit by the massive exploit. The company did not elaborate on how the hackings were performed. The breach was possibly commercially motivated and the French cybercrime division is looking into the unfortunate incident.

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