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FBI investigating widespread Web site break-ins by crime groups
A spokeswoman for the FBI's National Infrastructure Protection Center (NIPC) said the break-ins have occurred in 20 U.S. states and are thought to be part of a systematic effort by crime syndicates in Russia and Ukraine to break into vulnerable Web servers. Estimated financial losses since the NIPC issued an initial warning about the threat in December total as much as hundreds of thousands of dollars, she said.
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