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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Molly Wood was an executive editor at CNET, author of the Molly Rants blog, and host of the tech show, Always On. When she's not enraging fanboys of all stripes, she can be found offering tech opinions on CBS and elsewhere, and offering opinions on everything else to anyone who will listen.


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