Saturday, May 26, 2007

Database theft of 100,000 customers in UK

A former executive is being sued by her company on a database theft of its 100,000 customers. The stolen database had been illegally used by call centres in Pakistan. These call centres tricked customers into handing their credit card details.

However, the former employee denied of her part in the database theft.

Read more here - UK database theft hurts customers (BBCNews Technology)

7 others cases of identity theft in UK and US were discussed in this blog previously - Identity theft: Cases on stolen laptops, hacking and lost CD

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