1/26/2006

ChoicePoint Hit With Large Fine For Data Theft

Filed under: — By Aviran Mordo @ 4:58 pm

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has fined ChoicePoint $10 million for a data breach that allowed identity thieves posing as legitimate businesses to steal social security numbers, credit reports, and other data from nearly 140,000 people. This is the largest fine ever levied by the FTC

Source: Slashdot

 

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