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SCDOR security breach will 'severely harm' taxpayers

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Hundreds of thousands of credit card numbers and 3.6 million social security numbers have been taken by hackers from the South Carolina Department of Revenue's online files. Tuesday, the Senate Finance Committee held a meeting to get answers from the SCDOR Director, but still weren't satisfied.

Haley: Security breach could cost state more than $12 million Video included

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The security breach that put millions of South Carolinians' social security numbers and credit cards in jeopardy could cost the state more $12 million in fees to companies that will be working to protect those citizens and investigate the data theft.

SCDCA: Freezes and alerts may help consumers lockdown credit

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After Friday's announcement of an international security breach that exposed 3.6 million South Carolinians personal information, officials with the Department of Consumer Affairs want consumers to know additional ways to protect themselves.

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