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AMNews: Sega Downs Forum, Apple Gets FTC Nod For Nortel Patents Bid, Paul Ceglia Clears Polygraph Test

Japanese game developer Sega has confirmed to its Sega Pass users in an email sent on Friday that it has been hacked; details of around 1.29 million customers - including emails, date of birth and more - are feared to have been stolen during the virtual raid.

It read "Over the last 24 hours we have identified that unauthorised entry was gained to our Sega Pass database. We immediately took the appropriate action to protect our consumers' data and isolate the location of the breach. We have launched an investigation into the extent of the breach of our public systems."

Apple Inc. has been shown the green-flag to carry on with its plans to place a bid on a group of patents from the Canada based technology company Nortel. The patent portfolio by Nortel comprises of near about 6000 patents that includes many potentially ground breaking technologies.

In yet another instance of a high profile cyber attack, gaming company Sega finding itself at the receiving end. Japan based Sega Corporation has revealed that its network was breached by hackers, and worse even, some of customers’ personal information may have fallen into the hands of the perpetrators.

Kindle maker Amazon’s self-publishing system is known for its easy to use features and it accounts for a major stake in the wide popularity the platform enjoys. However, these same easy-to-use features have also made the digital book platform a spammers’ paradise, according to a new report.

Paul Ceglia, the man behind the latest controversy involving Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his multi billion dollars worth social networking behemoth Facebook has reportedly passed a lie detector test, new reports revealed. Ceglia, who claims that the Facebook founder owes him half of his stake in the site, was put through the test to check whether or not he is being honest with his claims.

Ravi Mandalla was ITProPortal's Sub Editor (and a contributing writer) for two years from 2011. Based in Ahmedabad, India, Ravi is now the owner and founder of Parity Media Pvt. Ltd., a news and media company, which specializes in online publishing, technology news and analysis, reviews, web site traffic growth, web site UI. Ravi lists his specialist subjects as: Enterprise, IT, Technology, Gadgets, Business, High Net Worth Individuals, Online Publishing, Advertising, Marketing, Social Media, News, Reviews, Audio, Video, and Multi-Media. He has also previously worked as Dy. Manager - IT Security at (n)Code Solutions.