Hackers breach LexisNexis, grab info on 32,000 people

Thursday, 10 March 2005, 12:09 PM EST

Hackers have compromised databases belonging to LexisNexis and stolen information on at least 32,000 people, according to a statement today from LexisNexis' parent company, Reed Elsevier PLC.

The hackers stole passwords, names, addresses, Social Security numbers and driver's license numbers of legitimate customers of the company's Seisint division. Seisint collects data on individuals that is used by law enforcement agencies and private companies for debt recovery, fraud detection and other services.

By Paul Roberts at Computerworld.

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