7,000 SC Businesses Sign Up For Credit Protection

6:26 PM, Nov 8, 2012   |    comments
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Columbia, SC (WLTX) -- A spokesperson Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp., has released the newest number of businesses who have signed up for free credit protection after the SCDOR data breach.

A company spokesperson for Dun and Bradstreet says as of Thursday, nearly 7000 businesses have signed up for their lifetime security service after SCDOR data breach.

Previous Coverage: Gov. Nikki Haley Hopes To Report On Hacking Probe Next Week

In October, Haley and law enforcement leaders revealed that a Department of Revenue server had been breached by a foreign hacker. In addition to the Social Security numbers, it's estimated the thief took 387,000 credit card numbers.

The South Carolina Department of Revenue now says 3.8 million people are affected by the hacking of personal data from state computers.

People can sign up by calling 1-866-578-5422 or by going to www.protectmyid.com/scdor and using the activation code "scdor123." The call center is open 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM EST on Monday through Friday and 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM EST on Saturday and Sunday.

Businesses can visit Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. to register for free monitoring service: www.dandb.com/sc, or by calling 800-279-9881.


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