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10:51 am on Friday March 28, 2014
The main sponsor of the bill, says he filed it because of the security breach two years ago at the state Department of Revenue and other recent computer attacks, like the one that hit Target.
10:54 am on Thursday October 24, 2013
Following the massive breach of taxpayer data, South Carolina offered free tax monitoring through Experian. Although that deal expired, and the state is once again offering free credit monitoring. This time around officials have worked out a deal...
1:45 pm on Tuesday September 17, 2013
The credit monitoring company will pass on a $12 million deal to provide South Carolina taxpayers with protection in the wake of the massive breach of taxpayer info, and instead will ask the 1.5 million participants to pay $12 each.
9:36 am on Thursday September 5, 2013
The credit card payment vendor used by the Medical University of South Carolina was compromised, affecting some 7,000 patients. The information that was breached includes: names, addresses, credit card numbers, credit card security numbers and e-...
5:10 am on Tuesday May 21, 2013
Between November and March, the S.C. Department of Consumer Affairs received three times the normal number of calls to its toll-free line.
9:29 am on Saturday March 2, 2013
A lawsuit over the massive leaking of public tax payer data from South Carolina's tax agency has been dismissed by a judge who said the lawsuit failed to draw points on actual damages to the state's taxpayers.