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HSBC Finance Corporation exposes mortgage account info


Softpedia - (National) HSBC Finance Corporation notified at least 1,000 mortgage account customers in States including New Hampshire, California, Maine, Massachusetts, and Alabama, that the company inadvertently published names, Social Security numbers, account numbers, and other personal data in a breach that was discovered March 27. The data was immediately secured following the discovery, law enforcement was notified, and HSBC offered all impacted customers a free one-year subscription to Identity Guard services.


Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:24:06