Why California Continues To Put Millions At Risk Of ID Theft: The EDD RespondsCalifornia's Employment Development Department says it will continue to print Social Security numbers on many documents it mails and admits it doesn’t know how many people have been compromised by those mailings.
Equifax: Names, Addresses, Driver's Licenses Were All Stolen In BreachAccording to the release, 99 million Americans had their addresses stolen. 20.3 million people had their phone numbers hacked and 17.6 million drivers had their license information taken.
Private Investigator Pleads Guilty To Misusing Trump's Social Security NumberA Louisiana private investigator pleaded guilty on Monday to misusing Donald Trump’s Social Security number in repeated attempts to access the president’s federal tax information before his election last year.
White House Adviser: Phase Out Social Security Number As IDWhite House Cybersecurity Coordinator Rob Joyce said Wednesday that using a person’s Social Security number as an identifier or access control is “just a horrific idea.”
Personal Info Of 80,000 Exposed In UC Berkeley Cyber-AttackOfficials at the University of California, Berkeley are warning about 80,000 people about a cyberattack on a system that holds Social Security and bank account numbers.
California Lawmakers Demand Change To EDD Practice Of Putting Social Security Numbers On DocumentsLawmakers from both sides of the aisle are coming together following a report that revealed the state is putting millions at risk for identity theft by printing full social security numbers on documents being mailed.
State Employment Development Dept. Puts Millions Of Californians At Risk For Identity TheftConsumerWatch reporter Julie Watts discovered that one state agency is putting millions of social security numbers at risk despite state laws intended to protect it.
UC Berkeley Students Notified Of Data Breach Involving Social Security Numbers, Bank AccountsStudents at UC Berkeley were being notified of a data breach that may have exposed social security numbers and other personal information Thursday, according to Cal Officials.