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Information Regarding Cyber Attack at SC Department of Revenue
Posted Date:
10/29/2012
The S.C. Department of Revenue announced on October 26, 2012 that approximately 3.6 million Social Security numbers, 387,000 credit and debit card numbers and 657,000 business tax filings have been exposed in a cyber-attack.
Anyone who has filed a South Carolina tax return since 1998 is urged to sign up for the identity theft protection offered by the state:

Individuals

Experian’s ProtectMyID™ Alert is designed to detect, protect and resolve potential identity theft, and includes daily monitoring of all three credit bureaus. The alerts and daily monitoring services are provided for one year, and consumers will continue to have access to fraud resolution agents and services beyond the first year.

To sign up:

Visit www.protectmyid.com/scdor and use the activation code SCDOR123 or Call 1-866-578-5422 for Customer Service.

Experian’s ProtectMyID Customer Service hours of operation are Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM Eastern, Saturday and Sunday 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM Eastern.

Businesses

Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp is offering South Carolina businesses a CreditAlert product that will alert customers to changes taking place in their business credit file. The cost will be waived for businesses filing tax returns since 1998.

Business owners can visit http://www.dandb.com/sc/ or they can call customer service toll free at 1-800-279-9881.

Experian is offering those impacted South Carolina businesses with Business Credit AdvantageSM - a self-monitoring service that allows unlimited access to a company’s business credit report and score.

Business owners can sign up for Business Credit AdvantageSM at http://www.smartbusinessreports.com/SouthCarolina.


 

 
 
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