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Suspected Chinese hackers “had access to everything” in long-term Nortel breach

Hackers stole seven execs’ passwords, including the CEO’s

It’s scary enough when someone’s personal email is hacked or companies endure a limited data breach, but imagine what it would be like for hackers to have access to an entire company’s worth information ... for a decade. That nightmare is essentially what happened at Nortel Networks Ltd., and the bad dream still hasn’t ended.

The Wall Street Journal today published an in-depth examination of the unfortunate tale of woe that’s still unfolding at the once-major Canadian telecommunications company, which is currently in the final throes of divesting pieces of itself as the result of a 2009 bankruptcy filing.

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