Data theft hits the Bahamas

Tuesday, 17 January 2006, 12:07 AM EST

Apparently, paradise isn't all that it's cracked up to be. The latest in an unending string of computer database heists has victimized unsuspecting vacationers in Paradise Island in the Bahamas. The upscale Atlantis Resort last week admitted to a database break-in in which personal information for 55,000 guests may have been stolen, including credit card and bank account numbers.

At InfoWorld.

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