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Regulating The Hacker Chase

It’s getting tougher to keep quiet about hacking incidents. In April 2002, someone, no one yet knows who, penetrated the security of the computer that stored California state government payroll records. Among the details stored in the compromised computer files were personal and financial information on some 265,000 employees, including the state’s lawmakers in Sacramento. The incident wasn’t detected for about a month. The state employees whose files were breached didn’t find out about it until more than six weeks after it had occurred. No surprise that it took angry legislators only five months to draft a law that went into effect this past July–Senate Bill 1386, the California Information Practices Act. If you sell anything to anyone in California, it affects you. Full Story

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