30 Nov '12, 8pm
.@DeptofDefense & South Carolina officials are notifying service members of the recently discovered cyber intrusions.
South Carolina Info Intrusions Traced to Overseas Hacker By Terri Moon Cronk American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2012 South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley said an international hacker is responsible for illegally obtaining 4 million social security numbers from electronically filed state tax returns dating back to 1998. Defense Department and South Carolina officials are notifying U.S. service members of the recently discovered cyber intrusions, Haley said today in an interview with The Pentagon Channel. Defense officials said the intrusions also involve several hundred thousand credit and debit card numbers and other information. “We know an international hacker came into our system and got an employee to click on something that allowed him to get his password,” Haley said. “From there, he was able to take that password and gather information.” The cyber intru...