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State agency warns of security breach

Some California workers may have had their salaries and other personal information compromised after someone gained unauthorized access to a state agency’s computer. The California Employment Development Department has begun warning some current and former household workers that their information may have been accessed by an intruder, CNET News.com has learned. The agency sent a letter, dated Feb. 11, notifying people of the breach and offering information about how to reduce the risk of identity theft. Approximately 55,000 employees were affected, EDD spokesman Kevin Callori said in an interview. The agency said the database in question contained names, Social Security numbers and wages. Full Story

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