Common Insecurity

What do people who renew their driver's licenses, buy hard liquor or donate to a home for elderly and disabled veterans have in common? In New Hampshire, people who did any of those things within the past six months may have had their credit card numbers stolen because of computer security issues.

No, there hasn't been a rash of hacker attacks or virus outbreaks. All three groups are potential victims of a single piece of malware found earlier this month on one state-owned server. Common Insecurity - Computerworld

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 28th February 2006 7:17AM