ChoicePoint fined $15m for security blunders

Friday, 27 January 2006, 1:08 PM EST

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has agreed a $15m settlement with US credit bureau ChoicePoint after criminals hacked into the firm's databases last February.

The cyber-criminals gained access to the personal financial records of more than 163,000 consumers in a data breach that resulted in at least 900 cases of identity theft.

At vnunet.

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