Hackers Steal Millions In Carbon Credits

04/06/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • wired.com

Credit card numbers are so passe. Today's hackers know the real powerhouse data to steal is emission certificates.

That's exactly what hackers went after last week when they obtained unauthorized access to online accounts where companies maintain their carbon credits, according to the German newspaper Der Spiegel.

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