Hackers' Latest Weapon: Cyber Extortion

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Hacks involving HBO and Netflix in recent months have shed light on the growing threat of cyber extortion. Instead of simply stealing passwords or credit-card data, hackers try to unearth corporate secrets that they then threaten to make public if victims don’t pay.

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