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Limo service hack spills compromising data about the rich and famous

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November 4, 2013
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“An online broker for limousine and Town Car services has suffered a hack that spilled financial and personal information for more than 850,000 customers, including real estate mogul Donald Trump, basketball star LeBron James, actor Tom Hanks, and many more of the world’s rich and famous, according to a published report.

The data trove was found on the same servers that stored source code for Adobe’s ColdFusion and Acrobat applications, fueling speculation that the same hackers may be behind both attacks, KrebsonSecurity’s Brian Krebs reported Sunday night. The archive file, which was listed as belonging to a firm called CorporateCarOnline, contained data for 241,000 high- or no-limit American Express accounts, as well as a wealth of personal details about the company’s well-to-do clientele, including their pick-up and drop-off locations and travel itineraries.”

Source:Limo service hack spills compromising data about the rich and famous | Ars Technica