Update: Texas pays for data breach

Kelley Shannon provides an update on one of the biggest breaches in 2011:

The taxpayer tab for individual credit monitoring after a data breach in Comptroller Susan Combs’ office has topped $600,000, and Combs’ campaign is paying extra to resolve routine credit glitches in some cases.

Though investigations continue into the data exposure revealed in April 2011, there is no evidence of misuse of any personal information belonging to 3.5 million Texans, state officials said.

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