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Identity theft

University of California San Francisco. (UCSF)

Data Breach At UCSF, Personal Info For 9,000 Patients Compromised

The University of California at San Francisco is notifying more than 9,000 people that their personal data has been compromised after desktop computers were stolen from a clinic.

03/20/2014

Gas pump.

Six Arrested For Skimming Credit Card Numbers From Bay Area Gas Stations

Six people tied to an elaborate identity theft ring suspected of skimming credit card information from gas pumps throughout the Bay Area have been investigated after a two-year investigation.

02/21/2014

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Kickstarter Says Hackers Got Customer Data

Online fundraising site Kickstarter says hackers got some of its customer data.

02/16/2014

Denise Rohrbach

Woman Arrested At SFO Car Rental Allegedly Had Fake ID, Drugs, Stolen Checks

A San Francisco woman was arrested an airport car rental facility with a fake drivers license, altered personal checks, credit cards, methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

11/23/2013

(CBS)

2 Women Charged WIth Identity Theft From Alameda County Cancer Patients

Two women have been charged with identity theft for allegedly stealing personal information and mail from patients at a breast cancer center in Alameda County.

11/14/2013

(CBS)

2 Charged With Stealing IDs Of Bay Area Breast Cancer Patients

Two women were charged with felony identity theft last week after Santa Clara police found mail stolen from breast cancer patients in their possession, a prosecutor said Wednesday.

11/13/2013

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Larry Magid: Teen Identity Theft Becoming More Prevalent

The Family Online Safety Institute Conference wrapped up on Thursday in Washington, D.C. with one of the more unique panels focusing on teen identity theft, fraud and security.

11/08/2013

(Left-Right) 26-year-old Martisha Munoz, 30-year-old Melinda Collins, and 41-year-old Kehsan Branch are accused of running an identity theft ring out of two hotels in Benicia. (Benicia Police Department)

Benicia Police Arrest Alleged Members Of Identity Theft Ring

Police in Benicia have arrested three people believed to be the leaders of an identity theft ring. Authorities credit a hotel housekeeper in breaking the case.

10/17/2013

Adobe Systems headquarters, San Jose

San Jose’s Adobe Says Credit Card Info Of 2.9 Million Customers Exposed

The maker of Photoshop and other software said Thursday that the attacker accessed customer names, encrypted credit and debit card numbers, expiration dates and other information related to orders.

10/03/2013

New MacBook and MacBook Pro laptops are seen on display after a special announcement event at Apple Headquarters October 14, 2008 in Cupertino, California. Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced new versions of the MacBook Pro and MacBook laptop computers. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) apple generic, laptops

Personal Data Of 2.5M People Compromised In California

Data breaches put the personal information of 2.5 million people in the California at risk, according to a report released Monday.

07/01/2013

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