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Offshore hacking risk

Outsourced records may be exposed, but security hazard isn’t entirely clear. Ankit Fadia, an 18-year-old free-lance security tester, has successfully broken into more than a dozen computer networks in India. But the Stanford University freshman really doesn’t think that’s much of an accomplishment. “As far as computer security is concerned, India is really bad,” said Fadia, who published three books about computer security before leaving his native India. “Security is not a high priority for Indian companies.” If Fadia is correct, the tidal wave of outsourced work flowing from U.S. corporations to Indian companies could be putting consumer information — credit cards, Social Security numbers, bank-account details — at risk for theft by criminal hackers. Full Story

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