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8:13 am on Thursday April 3, 2014

Still no consistent computer security plan at SC agencies

Gov. Nikki Haley issued an executive order requiring her cabinet agencies to have their computer systems monitored 24/7, but the order does not apply to non-cabinet agencies. Despite all the attention on computer security in South Carolina after a...
10:51 am on Friday March 28, 2014

SC bill would require notification of computer security breaches

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.
7:35 am on Friday May 31, 2013

May 31 is the last day to protect your child's identity

Today, May 31, is the deadline to receive free credit monitoring for your child, if your family was among the 1.9 million compromised in the breach of information associated with the SC Department of Revenue's website. The service is offered through...
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...
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...
6:06 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...
6:56 am on Friday November 9, 2012

South Carolina Department of Revenue hacked (Update: What you still need to know)

Flickr User: the prodigal untitled13 Update 11/9/2012: The Sun News put together a Q&A article that answers many questions on tax payers' minds. What happens after a year when the monitoring stops? Are children covered? Is anything being done to...
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...
1:45 am on Tuesday October 30, 2012

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

Image by Flickr user 401 (K) 2012 Update November 2: While there's no surprise in a lawsuit being filed, its impact is likely to be shockingly small. It's been nearly three weeks since state leaders became suspicious that personal data from S.C....

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