US losing battle against identity theft

Wednesday, 7 September 2005, 2:06 PM EST

There have been at least 104 serious "data incidents" in the US since 1 January which represent just the "tip of an iceberg" in serious systemic computer security problems.

The incidents potentially affect more than 56.2 million individuals, according to the US-based non-profit Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC).

By Robert Jaques at vnunet.

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