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Email Data Leak Wiped Estimated $22 Bil From Google Stock

When all was said and done, The Guardian reported the accidental email that sent Google's earnings a bit early wiped $22 billion from the company's stock value last week. The stock bounced back, slightly, but the mishap highlights the vulnerability of companies and their data. While leaks of financial figures are rare, The Guardian points out that Google blamed financial printers RR Donnelley for filing its draft third-quarter results without final authorization.

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