U.S. Moves Ahead with Data Encryption Measures

33 million records. That’s the number of consumer records that have been exposed so far in 2008, a record year for data breaches, according to statistics from the Identity Theft Resource Center , which tracks breaches reported by U.S. organizations. And that count may only be the tip of the iceberg; without a federal requirement […]

Doctor’s office employee charged with identity theft, stole patient’s social security numbers

Louisville,Ky. (WHAS11) – It’s proof that identify theft can strike at the places where you should feel most safe. Erika Bradford’s facing charges of ID theft after allegedly stealing patient’s social security numbers at the doctor’s office where she worked. Bradford then opened credit cards in the victim’s names. We’ve all filled them out – […]