Security breaches impact 530,000 in N.C.

Tuesday, 13 March 2007, 10:52 AM EST

More than 100 security breaches have been reported to the state's Consumer Protection Division under laws that require businesses and government to let consumers know when their personal information may have been lost or stolen.

Under North Carolina laws, state and local government and businesses must notify consumers if a security breach may have compromised their personal information. A security breach happens when data or records containing personal information such as Social Security numbers or bank account numbers are lost, stolen or displayed.

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