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Ubiquitous Technology, Bad Practices Drive Up Data Theft

One day, tapes with the Social Security numbers of 1.2 million federal workers are reported missing. Another day it’s hackers gaining access to private information on 120,000 alumni at Boston College. Then, last Friday, comes word that 40 million credit card numbers fell prey to computer criminals. Collectively, nearly 50 million accounts have been exposed to the possibility of identity fraud since the beginning of the year, a significant increase from last year. Security experts, law enforcement officials and privacy advocates agree that while computer crime is on the rise, it is hardly new. So why the apparent escalation? Full Story

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