Virginia, still managing its way through a troubled outsourcing deal, has a second IT mess on its hands. The state revealed that an unencrypted flash drive containing personal information on more than 100,000 adult education students has been lost.
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Lost USB Device Forces Virginia Into Damage Control, Again
Payroll services provider PayChoice took its Web-based service offline for the second time in a month on Wednesday in response to yet another data breach caused by hackers.
PayChoice Suffers Another Data Breach
The change comes from the Federal Trade Commission that requires additional identification for institutions that lend money. Hospitals fall under this regulation because they let patients make payments on bills. It is known as the red flag requirement, and is meant to cut down on identity theft.
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Hospitals take steps to prevent identity theft