February 27, 2006
Data Thief Exposes Flimsy Security, Nets 8 Years
zanek writes "Over one billion records. That's the amount of personal data Scott Levine was judged guilty for stealing from Acxiom, a company that keeps a file on almost everybody. Just before Levine made his withdrawals from Acxiom's databank, Daniel Baas bagged his limit. Both went to jail. But what about the self-appointed stewards of your personal information? Don't you deserve better?"