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AP News Break: SC Revenue director Blume retiring

2014 June 23 - 17:27

COLUMBIA- The director who took the helm of South Carolina's Department of Revenue following a massive hacking is retiring again.


Sen. Vincent Sheheen says S.C. residents deserve to see full hacking report

2014 May 08 - 17:13

COLUMBIA - Two S.C. Senate Democrats accused Gov. Nikki Haley of a "cover-up" Thursday and called on her office to release a report into the hacking of personal information for millions of South Carolina residents.


South Carolina data security efforts, monitoring may cost $27 million

2014 April 21 - 09:47

COLUMBIA - South Carolina may spend $27 million next fiscal year on continued efforts to secure taxpayers' personal data and provide another year of credit protection following the 2012 hacking at the state's tax-collection agency.


South Carolina may spend $27 million next year to prevent taxpayers' data from being hacked again

2014 April 20 - 10:08

COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina may spend $27 million next fiscal year on continued efforts to secure taxpayers' personal data and provide another year of credit protection following the 2012 hacking at the state's tax collection agency.


Sheheen criticizes Haley on hacking anniversary

2013 October 30 - 08:00

COLUMBIA — State Sen. Vincent Sheheen’s campaign on Tuesday issued a sharp attack on Gov. Nikki Haley over her handling of a massive cyberattack a year ago that compromised the personal records of millions of South Carolina taxpayers.


First day of SC credit monitoring sign up hits some snags

2013 October 24 - 16:45

Sign-up glitches marred the opening day of South Carolina’s one-year extension of free credit monitoring for 6.4 million taxpayers victimized in last year’s hacking attack on the state Department of Revenue.


South Carolina's Democrats see tax agency security breach as key campaign issue

2013 October 21 - 16:47

The state Democratic Party began a week-long effort Monday to take advantage of what it sees as the biggest governmental failure during Gov. Nikki Haley’s administration – last year’s hacking of the financial information of 6.4 million



South Carolina’s new credit protection contract for taxpayers in effect

2013 October 04 - 12:38

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- South Carolina’s next contract for state-paid consumer protection services took effect Friday for taxpayers affected by last fall’s massive hacking of the state’s tax-collection agency.


S.C. revenue department urges hacked taxpayers to wait for free credit protection

2013 September 18 - 10:49

The S.C. Department of Revenue recommends that victims of last year’s identity hacking avoid buying credit monitoring services until they see what protection the state soon will provide for free.


Experian offers SC residents discount on ID theft protection, but free option may be available

2013 September 16 - 18:00

The company the state hired last year to protect your identity for one year at no cost to you is offering to do so for another year for 99 cents a month.


Lowcountry business owners crank up cyber-security

2013 August 31 - 19:00

Monitoring bank-account balances wasn’t high on the list of day-to-day operations at H&J Trucking.


Politics of hacking in South Carolina: Will it sway your vote in ’14?

2013 August 31 - 19:00

In the coming months, South Carolina Democrats and their likely candidate for governor, Vince Sheheen, will remind voters that their personal data was stolen under Gov. Nikki Haley’s watch.


Revenue Department hacking leaves millions of S.C. residents at risk for life

2013 August 31 - 19:00

The man tapped to restore credibility to the state's Revenue Department in the wake of the hacking of millions of taxpayers' financial records compared the task to stopping a bank robbery.


South Carolina taxpayer monitoring contract to be reconsidered

2013 August 23 - 07:25

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The State Budget and Control Board is reviewing the parameters of a contract to continue credit monitoring for South Carolina taxpayers less than a month after agreeing to the proposal.


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