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Re: [Dataloss] CTS: Thief Steals Tax Records
From: blitz (blitzstrikenet.kicks-ass.net)
Date: Sun Feb 04 2007 - 05:15:58 CST
So one would/might postulate at this point the thieves are selecting
smaller targets, with less names and info. Especially ones with less
security, and obviously more to loose should they be compromised.
There should be an alert to them all.
At 23:39 2/3/2007, you wrote:
>I would expect to see more of these. I met an accountant in Phoenix
>that had just her hard drives stolen - guess what the thief was after?
>This is a sore point for me - we hired a telemarketer to call every CPA
>in Phoenix. There was virtually no interest on the part of the CPA's to
>protect their customer's information from this type of event.
>BTW - 800 people for one firm means it's a small firm.
>George Toft, CISSP, MSIS
>My IT Department
>Confidential data protection experts for the financial industry.
> > http://www.wndu.com/news/headlines/5530966.html
> > Eight hundred people are in jeopardy of having their credit ruined,
> > because thieves in the night stole their personal information from a
> > Cassopolis tax preparer.
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