Wednesday, April 20, 2005

ChoicePoint, LexisNexis raided many times


ChoicePoint, LexisNexis raided many times according to this story at TheRegister.com. Lexis/Nexis have now denied that they knew about the previous breaches since they just recently purchased Seisint.

But that doesn't allow previous company actions off the hook, just because the current parent company was not aware of those previous breaches. Someone had to know at the time of the breaches or they wouldn't be finding them now. It is common for hacking attacks to go unreported to avoid exactly this type of public furor.

The California disclosure laws are the only reason the many security breaches are coming to light and now that Congress has its claws in the issue, we'll definitely see legislation requiring nationwide disclosure of data breaches due to hacking or criminal activity within

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