COLUMBIA — South Carolina’s banks have combined their resources in a network to detect and prevent fraud on customers’ bank accounts following last fall’s hacking of taxpayers’ filings with the Department of Revenue, a banking official told legislators...
COLUMBIA — The Department of Revenue was more concerned with keeping employees from accessing news, sports and social media websites on their work computers than protecting taxpayer data like Social Security numbers, a former computer...
COLUMBIA — South Carolina could have two people overseeing agencies’ cybersecurity as part of an effort to centralize responsibility, the head of the state’s information technology division told senators on Wednesday.
COLUMBIA — The two credit monitoring services covered by South Carolina’s $12 million contract with Experian differ in what’s accessible at no cost to enrollees, and whether the help extends beyond the state-paid first year.
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C.— Democratic lawmakers want an independent investigation of South Carolina's hacked state tax returns and want tax credits for residents who have to deal with having their identities stolen.
COLUMBIA — South Carolina will miss today’s deadline set by some states for notifying residents when their personal data has been stolen. Still, security experts note state breach notification laws provide plenty of wiggle room.
COLUMBIA — With one click, hackers likely were able to have their way with an S.C. Department of Revenue database that contained millions of tax records, according to a company that investigated the breach.
ISLE OF PALMS — Gov. Nikki Haley said Thursday that an investigation into the hacking of millions of state tax returns is almost complete and she hopes to report to South Carolinians next week on what happened.
Now that the tax data of 657,000 businesses has been added to the list of potential victims of hackers who breached S.C. Department of Revenue records, business owners must be vigilant, according to business and consumer advocates.
COLUMBIA — Gov. Nikki Haley said Friday she was a victim of identity theft about a decade ago, explaining her push to get people signed up for credit monitoring following the massive security breach at South Carolina’s revenue...
COLUMBIA — A credit monitoring service offered to taxpayers after a massive security breach at South Carolina's tax collection agency will not prevent account fraud, nor will it alert victims to all types of identity theft.
After a week of questions raised, frustrations running rampant and information leaked out as it has become available, the picture has become more clear on what happened and what residents should do following last week’s S.C. Department of Revenue breach.