6 million customers effected – Data only leaked to a researcher – With millions of hacks going on…

6 million customers effected – Data only leaked to a researcher – With millions of hacks going on all of the time, can you be so sure none of this got into the wrong hands?

Security lapse leaks data from millions of Verizon customers

Security lapse leaks data from millions of Verizon customers

by: AP

A security researcher says a lapse has exposed data from millions of Verizon customers, leaking names, addresses and personal identification numbers, or PINs.Verizon Wireless says 6 million customers were affected, but the company says that none of the inf

scary!

@jordan - it should motivate everyone to have an identity theft game plan in place. This is a hard cruel reality.

@BobBrooks thank you for the tips

@Jordan - anytime - always a resource - that is what the Maven is all about - community

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as a verizon customer i would have liked an alert from them. Your post is the first i heard of this

@B-investor - these companies will often times wait months after a breach has occurred and release a press release. It is ridiculous. Of course you would want to know. How else can you be proactive? Companies spin this information to try and make it less damaging. - go figure

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