Inside Job: NYPD Detective Hacks Colleagues' Data

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Just another week in ThreatWatch, our regularly updated index of noteworthy data breaches.

In case you missed our coverage this week in ThreatWatchNextgov’s regularly updated index of cyber breaches:

Possibly 4,000 wallets emptied after hack of Czech bitcoin exchange

The website, which places trades in the Czech Republic, says its security system was broken and it has filed a legal complaint against the unknown attackers.  

Anonymous Million Mask March hid a hack

The hacktivist group claims to have hijacked Parliament Square’s Wi-Fi network while rallying there during a protest.

NYPD detective fesses to hacking colleagues’ email and phones

He also tapped the federal National Crime Information Center database, without permission, to dig up information on at least two fellow cops.  

Bitcoin storage service shortchanged $1.2 million by hackers -- which touted itself as the most secure online wallet for the virtual crypto-currency -- admitted that attackers broke into the service twice, pocketing 4,100 bitcoin.

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