Stratfor

Preliminary analysis of Stratfor data dump (updated)

Identity Finder has analyzed some of the data released from the Stratfor hack: 50,277 unique credit card numbers, of which 9,651 are not expired 86,594 email addresses, of which 47,680 are unique 27,537 phone numbers, of which 25,680 are unique 44,188 encrypted passwords, of which roughly 50 percent could be easily cracked 73.7 percent of decrypted...

Stratfor updates those affected: will be offering free credit monitoring services and will be boosting security

The following was provided to DataBreaches.net by one of the recipients: From: “STRATFOR” Date: December 25, 2011 3:49:06 PM MST To: Subject: Update on Security Issues Reply-To: “STRATFOR” View on Mobile Phone | Read the online version. Dear Stratfor Member, On December 24th an unauthorized party disclosed personally identifiable information and related credit...

Stratfor’s privacy policy

I was stunned to read that credit card numbers were stored in clear text on Stratfor’s servers.  So I pulled up a cached copy of their Privacy Policy as it appeared on December 19th: Privacy Policy STRATFOR Enterprises LLC , publisher of STRATFOR, and its affiliates (hereafter referred to collectively as “STRATFOR”) are committed...