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20m South Koreans have credit card data stolen and sold to marketing firms

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An IT worker copied and stole data from the Korea Credit Bureau and sold the information to marketing companies. The names, social security numbers and credit card details of 20 million South Koreans were copied by the IT worker on to a USB stick. The scale of the theft became apparent after… Read more »

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4 million social security numbers stolen in Chicago

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Scambook, the Internet’s leading consumer advocacy platform, is warning the public that an estimated 4 million healthcare patients may be at risk of identity theft after a privacy breach occurred at the Illinois company Advocate Health Care. This comes to light after the company had four computers stolen in July… Read more »

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