The Gentleman Caller: Once again, actual security is the least of concerns among security companies. Any penny that doesn't go towards meeting bare minimum requirements for regulations, and self-promoting their security theater, goes straight to the pockets. They don't care about your security, they care about theirs.
SomeoneDumb: Not a good thing, but bearing the mind the number of people in Calif, "thousands" isn't exactly much to worry about. Not many details in the FUD article, either, so I'll hold off on waving my arms around.
Mateorabi: It could have been worse: they could have gone full University of Maryland. Those UofM farkers kept social security numbers for YEARS as a stand in for a unique student ID only to have it get stolen.
duffblue: Pretty sure California sold the CC information to Russian hackers to pay off some of it's debt./uber alles
Misch: SomeoneDumb: Not a good thing, but bearing the mind the number of people in Calif, "thousands" isn't exactly much to worry about. Not many details in the FUD article, either, so I'll hold off on waving my arms around.Here's the non-FUD article.Cards that were used on-line for the DMV were impacted.One bank had 1000 cards impacted. That's on top of the 3000 cards that were impacted by the Target breach. $10/card replacement, that's $40,000 off their bottom line.It's especially bad if you
Mirandized: I am so glad I don't have credit cards. I keep my money hidden under my mattress.
DemoKnite: Can we go to chip and pin now? How hard is this? I gues the question really is, how expensive is this.
caleb4god: Dude...u never go full target.
SomeoneDumb: I recently had to get my card replaced and the bank charged me for that service. If that's SOP, then that $40,000 might be better thought of as income than as an expense for the banks.
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