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1:45 pm on Tuesday September 17, 2013

Experian won't renew deal with S.C. for hacking victims

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

MUSC Credit card vendor hacked, releasing patient info

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

Calls poured in following S.C. tax-record breach

Between November and March, the S.C. Department of Consumer Affairs received three times the normal number of calls to its toll-free line.
12:22 pm on Tuesday April 9, 2013

Don't fool us twice: Despite breach, South Carolinians still filing tax returns online

Despite last year's massive personal infromation breach of those who had filed electronically, the state Department of Revenue is seeing a normal range of state residents filling online.
6:07 am on Saturday March 30, 2013

Time's up on Sunday for free credit monitoring in South Carolina

Time is almost up for South Carolina taxpayers to register for a free year of credit monitoring from Experian. The $12 million package from the state was offered starting in October of last year as triage for a massive breach of taxpayer data. The...
5:00 pm on Friday March 29, 2013

Free ProtectMyID offer for SC taxpayers ends Sunday

South Carolina taxpayers have until Sunday to sign up for a free tear if ProtectMyID's identity theft protection and credit monitoring service.
7:30 am on Tuesday March 12, 2013

Time's almost up to get free credit monitoring in South Carolina

Time is almost up for South Carolina taxpayers to register for a free year of credit monitoring from Experian. The $12 million package from the state was offered starting in October of last year as triage for a massive breach of taxpayer data. The...
7:17 am on Tuesday November 27, 2012

S.C. Credit breach: Questions grow over $12 million contract with Experian

More questions continue to fall out for South Carolina after hackers gained access to personal information of millions of tax payers. The latest questions are how the state did not reach out to other identity protection services for bids before...
5:16 am on Tuesday November 27, 2012

S.C. Credit breach: Questions grow over $12 million contract with Experian

More questions continue to fall out for South Carolina after hackers gained access to personal information of millions of tax payers. The latest questions are how the state did not reach out to other identity protection services for bids before...
7:43 am on Tuesday October 30, 2012

Haley leaves more questions, misdirections than answers in massive SSN, credit card theft

Flickr User: 401(K) 2012 It's been nearly three weeks since state leaders became suspicious that personal data from S.C. citizens was copied from the state Department of Revenue. When that data was taken from a state database moments passed in...

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