Friday, June 17, 2005

The state of data privacy in the United States

A hacker gains access to a payment processing system and installed a trojan in the system that listened to credit card transactions. MasterCard reports "More than 40 million credit cards may have been breached."

Good thing the financial institutions are keeping our financial information secure these days, though. It's not like this sort of thing happens every week...oh, wait, but it does.


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