Personal Information

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2 North Texas UPS Locations Among Those Breached By Malware

Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found on systems at 51 stores in 24 states, including two in North Texas.

08/20/2014

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North Texas ID Theft Suspects Targeted Fannie Mae Customers

Federal prosecutors say seven people have been charged in a North Texas identity theft ring that gained access to the personal information of 1,100 Fannie Mae customers.

02/07/2014

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Yahoo! Email Account Passwords Stolen

The usernames and passwords of an unknown number of Yahoo! email customers have been stolen and used to gather personal information, the company reported.

01/31/2014

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Possible Security Breach At Target Stores

Federal authorities have stated that the personal information of some 40 million Target customers may have been compromised this holiday shopping season.

12/19/2013

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Abbott Calls For Greater Privacy Protections

Republican candidate for governor Greg Abbott has called for greater protections for personal information, including public records, health information and DNA sequences.

11/12/2013

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CBS 11 Investigates: State Sells Personal Information & You Can’t Opt Out

The State of Texas made millions of dollars selling your name, address, and even what kind of car you drive.

02/11/2013

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Government Investigating Makers Of Kids Apps

The government is investigating whether companies that make apps have violated the privacy rights of children by quietly collecting personal information and sharing it.

12/10/2012

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Texas Agency Denies Request For Data Leak Emails

A state agency has declined to release documents about the accidental online posting of the personal information of 3.5 million Texans.

05/03/2011

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Texas Comptroller Apologizes For Records Release

The release of personal information of 3.5 million Texans was a result of “human error,” State Comptroller Susan Combs said.

04/29/2011

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Texas Government Exposes Personal Data Of 3.5 Million People

Several state agencies exposed the personal information of 3.5 million Texans last year, including Social Security Numbers, birth dates, and driver’s license numbers.

04/11/2011