Database Hack Exposes Police Financial Data, a company that manufacturers the plastic and metal name tags that police officers around the country wear on their uniforms, had its customer database hacked recently, exposing credit card and other personal data for a number of police departments.

A woman who answered the phone at ReevesNamepins confirmed that the company had recently experienced a security breach, but declined to provide further details and referred inquiries to the company's CEO, who could not be immediately reached for comment. Security Fix - Brian Krebs on Computer and Internet Security - (

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 20th December 2005 3:10AM