Database admin at Fidelity National stole more data than thought

Thursday, 26 July 2007, 10:04 PM EST

A senior database administrator at a subsidiary of Fidelity National Information Services who was responsible for defining and enforcing data access rights at the firm took data belonging to as many as 8.5 million consumers - not 2.3 million, as originally disclosed by the company.

The new number was disclosed yesterday in filings by Fidelity National with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The company warned of the possibility that even more data may have been compromised in the breach.

At Computerworld.

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