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 •  October 14

WILKES-BARRE — Auditor General Eugene DePasquale this week said recent surveys conducted by his office show a majority of school districts and local government officials are concerned about cyber-security and expect the risks will increase. “While a lot of attention, rightly so, is being put on the data breach at Equifax, we cannot ignore the...

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 •  October 7

WILKES-BARRE — In the wake of high-profile cyber attacks targeting businesses, governments and other organizations, the Wolf administration this week reminded Pennsylvanians to take appropriate steps to protect their personal and financial data. “We depend on technology and the Internet in so many ways, which is why all of us must do our part to...

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 •  September 23

WILKES-BARRE — Following the recent announcement that hackers had gained access to consumer data from Equifax, one of the three major credit-reporting agencies, Secretary of Banking and Securities Robin L. Wiessmann this week advised Pennsylvania businesses to take additional measures to protect their customers’ personal and financial data. The...

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 •  September 8

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Credit monitoring company Equifax has been hit by a high-tech heist that exposed the Social Security numbers and other data of about 143 million Americans, nearly half of the U.S. population. Now those people have to worry about the threat of having their identities stolen. The Atlanta-based company said Thursday that...