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http://www.earthsky.org/article/49561/who-should-In 1982 the rate unexpectedly reached 90 for a single hour, and 180 to 300 for a few minutes. A brief outburst of 100 per hour was also seen in 1922. And on April 20, 1803, residents of Richmond, Virginia, upon being rousted out of bed by a fire bell, were startled to see great numbers of meteors in all parts of the sky.
As reported on The Register, sometime before April 8th, someone calling himself MaddoXx posted a large rar file containing, among other things, some of Valve's financial information, steps to spoof a Steam for Cafes account, and a set of 5 or so credit card numbers belonging to some of Valve's gaming center customers, pulled from transactions made back in early March. There are signs that some people posted in the steampowered.com forums asking about MaddoXx and his claim, but moderators seem to be actively deleting threads there that refer to the incident, and Valve has to date not contacted any of its Steam for Cafes customers about the problem.
I am one of Valve's gaming center customers, and while my credit card number was not compromised (at least not yet), I'm incensed that I have to learn about this information from an IT news source in the UK rather than from a Valve company representative. Unfortunately, Valve's behavior seems to be the status quo for security breach disclosure..."