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Expert Wants To Help Nab Russian Password Thieves

The hackers are a tight knit group, 10 or 11. They live in a Russian town, and have real jobs. But in their down time, the cybercriminals have spent the past seven months gathering a hoard of personal data, stealing 1.2 billion user names and passwords in a series of Internet heists affecting 420,000 websites, according to Alex Holden, Chief Information Security Officer for Hold Security, whose firm uncovered the breach.

08/06/2014

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Utah Thieves Vacuum Coins From Machine

A pair of enterprising thieves took a car wash to the cleaners: They used a powerful shop vacuum to suck quarters out of a coin-operated machine, police said Wednesday.

08/21/2013

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Police: Lucky Copper Thieves Missed Poison Pipe

Police in Henderson say copper thieves stole more than 500 feet of copper tubing from the roof of a cold storage warehouse, but didn’t cut into a pipe carrying deadly ammonia gas.

10/17/2012

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Guard Shoots At Bat-Wielding Thieves At Vegas Mall

Police say an armored car guard fired a shot at thieves wearing construction reflector vests who attacked him with baseball bats and fled with a bag he was delivering at the downtown Las Vegas Premium Outlets mall.

FM News 100.5 KXNT–10/06/2012

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