AT&T is warning consumers about a data breach involving an insider who illegally accessed the personal information of an unspecified number of users. The compromised data includes Social Security numbers and driver’s license numbers.
There is no doubt there are bad people in this world. All one has to do is turn on the evening news or open a Web browser. Last week’s shocker was the beheading of Colleen Hufford in an Oklahoma food processing plant.
JPMorgan Chase & Co., the biggest U.S. bank, said a previously disclosed data breach affected 76 million households and 7 million small businesses. Customer names, addresses, phone numbers and e-mail addresses were taken, the New York-based bank said today in a regulatory filing.
Responding to the rising number of data breaches at US retailers, President Obama on Friday signed an executive order that will implement enhanced payment security measures throughout the federal government.
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