Simple security cuts identity theft risks

Tuesday, 20 June 2006, 12:45 AM EST

Reports of data theft often conjure up images of malicious hackers breaking into remote databases to filch Social Security numbers, credit card records and other personal information.

But a lot of the time, the scenario is much simpler: A careless worker at company or agency with weak security policies falls prey to a low-tech street thug who runs off with a laptop loaded with private data.

At CNN.

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