Trojan forwards details of Oregon taxpayers

Tuesday, 20 June 2006, 12:58 AM EST

Workers at Oregon’s department of revenue have been banned from using their PCs for “non-business” purposes after a porn-hunting employee accidentally downloaded a Trojan which spirited away personal details of over 2,000 taxpayers.

The department is in the process of informing some 2,200 residents that their names, addresses and/or social security numbers have been forwarded to...well, no-one knows right now.

At The Register.

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