TransUnion: crack security all the way around

TransUnion: crack security all the way around

A computer stolen last month from credit bureau TransUnion contains personal information for 3,600 consumers. TransUnion says the risk might not be severe, since social security numbers on the computer are password-protected. Password-protected? Are you serious? Two words, TransUnion: retina scan.

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