3.8 million record breach in South Carolina: lessons learned

Hackers recently infiltrated South Carolina’s state tax records, absconding with the largest haul to date of Social Security numbers, credit and debit card numbers from a state agency. State officials describe how the theft was worked, and list enhanced security measures that could have prevented the attack.

See New York Times article at “South Carolina Offers Details of Data Theft and Warns It Could Happen Elsewhere“.

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