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Identity Theft: Everyone's a Target

by digitsadmin
Sun, Aug 28th 2011 12:00 pm
Buffalo Business First  [ View Original Article ]

Identity Theft: Everyone's a Target  

Banks, Department of Defense Contractors, and mom-and-pop businesses are hacked for personal information are all at risk of hackers who are after their personal/proprietary information.  "Everyone's a target," says Michael McCartney, President and CEO of Digits LLC, a computer forensics and data recovery company located in West Seneca, New York. Mr. McCartney added that him and his team of computer forensic experts have "found that those who collect personal information harvest as much data as they can," before tuning around and selling their acquired data as lists to thieves."

According to www.privacyrights.org, a website used to provide privacy information, including security breaches, 538 security breaches in the health care industry alone have been made public.

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