Thieves Hack Into VyStar CUAccounts

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - (05/30/06) – Members of VyStar CU were beingwarned last week that hackers had broken into the creditunion’s database and stole member information. Letters sentto members last week indicated that names, addresses, SocialSecurity numbers, birth dates, mother’s maiden names and/oremail addresses may have been stolen. But credit union officialswere insisting that no account numbers, credit card or ATM cardnumbers, PINs, passwords or log-in Ids were stolen. Officials ofthe credit union giant were urging members to closely monitor theiraccounts. Letters were sent to as many as 10% of the credit union344,000 members.

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