WHILE THE WORLD SLEPT
As most of my fellow Americans were already asleep, preparing for Hurricane Irma, or watching whatever reality T.V. show they like best, I was on DrudgeReport.com, checking for updates not only on the tropical storm situation preparing to impact Florida and the rest of the southeastern United States, but also on the ongoing nuclear stand-off the world is engaged in with North Korea news on Google, and that’s when I saw it:
As soon as I saw this, I clicked on Drudge’s headline and came to find that this data breach has caused personal identifying information (otherwise known as P.I.I.) for about half of America to be stolen by would-be identity thieves and criminals, including:
- Social Security Numbers
- Driver’s License Numbers
- Credit Card Information (including numbers)
- Names, addresses, dates of birth, etc...
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