Monday, March 28, 2005

Oops; ChoicePoint tricked into giving out 140,000 profiles

It's all over the Internet that ChoicePoint was tricked by con artists into giving out 140,000 names, addresses and so on. This drove their stock from $48 to $38, but it has leveled off at $40.

It is my understanding that they were tricked instead of hacked, but I imagine those responsible must feel about like this:

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