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Social Security Info For Customers At Risk


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#1 Dialer

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Posted 23 January 2008 - 12:26 AM

Personal information belonging to more than 650,000 US customers of J.C. Penney and other retailers is at risk after the company hired to safeguard the data lost a backup tape.

The information, which was entrusted to a company called GE Money, included social security information for about 150,000 people....

GE Money has offered to pay for 12 months of credit monitoring for anyone whose social security number was lost.

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#2 KoanYorel

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Posted 23 January 2008 - 07:08 AM

They should be required by a Federal Court to provide coverage for the life of each of the affected people.

Compromised data comes back to life over many years span.
The only easy day was yesterday.

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