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UK: Sacked IT admin sentenced for hacking ex-employer

Dan Goodin reports: A British IT admin was ordered to pay more than £3,000 and given a three-months jail sentence after being accused of hacking into his former employer’s computer system so he could install spyware and delete emails. Julius Oladiran, 46, of South Norwood, admitted making a false statement and gaining unauthorized access...

AZ: Pinal worker among 4 charged in ID theft

A Pinal County Recorder’s Office employee likely compromised the identities of numerous county residents in a check-washing ring that has led to the arrest of four people, according to search warrants executed in the case. The county employee, Albert Robbs, 51, was arrested last month on charges of theft, identity theft and tampering with...

TD Banknorth notifies over 3,000 customers of stolen data

On November 26th, TD Bank, N.A. notified the New Hampshire Attorney General that on October 27, computer equipment containing names, addresses, dates of birth, social security numbers, bank account numbers and balances was removed without authorization from two TD Banknorth branches that were being consolidated into TD Bank Stores in Hillsdale and Park Ridge,...