writes: Originally thought to be 4.5 million clients, the total number of clients effected by the Bank of New York Mellon Corp's data breach is now estimated at 12.5 million. Connecticut Governor Jodi Rell states that a fine against the company is being considered. Meanwhile, Mellon has setup a response web site to address those possibly impacted by the situation.
writes: While investigating stock-related spam, TD Ameritrade has uncovered "unauthorized code" that allowed access to a database containing email addresses, names, birth dates, phone numbers, account numbers and Social Security Numbers. While TD Ameritrade claims there is "there is no evidence" to suggest that the most sensitive of this information was taken, we all know that "unauthorized code" isn't likely to be logging its activities.Link to Original Source