LexisNexis Uncovers More Consumer Data Breaches

Story from Yahoo news about Lexis Nexis reporting that identity thieves have stolen information on 310,000 US Citizens from its computer systems, 10 times more then its initial estimate, thats not good.

Thieves have used stolen passwords to lift Social Security numbers and other information from LexisNexis databases 59 times over the past two years, the company said.

Several similar incidents recently have prompted calls for greater regulation of companies that can create comprehensive profiles of nearly every adult in the United States.

"When a company like LexisNexis so badly underestimates its own ID theft breaches, it is clear that things are totally out of hand," said New York Democratic Sen. Charles Schumer.

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