Taxpayers, State wrestle with data breaches

Friday, 7 September 2007, 12:26 PM EST

It's not likely that you spent more of your Labor Day weekend thinking about the omnipresent and growing threat of identity theft than Jackie Legnos did.

Legnos and her husband were among some 106,000 Connecticut taxpayers whose names and Social Security numbers were compromised last month, when an employee of the state's tax-collection agency left a laptop computer in a parked car on Long Island. The laptop was stolen Aug. 17.

At The Day.

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