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A Day of Change – in your credit score

It looks to be the biggest credit card identity theft in history.  Princeton, N.J., payment processor Heartland Payment Systems may have suffered the theft of more than 100 million credit and debit card accounts.  Avivah Litan, a Gartner analyst whom I respect said it seemed deceptive that the company waited until today – inauguration day – to report it.  However, if I were CEO of Heartland, I certainly wouldn't want to wait for a day when I could be the cover of the Wall Street Journal, would you?  Read the story.

Categories: Identity Theft
  1. Andrew Merrick
    February 5, 2009 at 8:59 am

    I find this story absolutely RAMPANT (rightfully) all over the technology blogs. But have YET to see it in the mainstream press. Something about that is disheartening.

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