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Shell Oil has warned its employees to be on the lookout for identity theft after an on-site IT contractor was caught stealing worker information out of a company database. In a security notice posted Friday, Shell said the contractor had already used social security numbers belonging to four employees to file fraudulent …

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Wow

They actually got rid of the vendor I'm surprised

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Anonymous Coward

In other news...

...a USB stick with 'some numbers and stuff on it' is up for grabs on eBay. Probably.

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Anonymous Coward

IT contractor gets job at DVLA

After that on his CV, he's perfect for a job at the DVLA.... much bigger database to sell there.

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Coat

Any way to...

... blame this on Microsoft??

No? Oh well.

Mine's the one with the herring in the pocket.

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Coat

did he use a calculator?

710-77345

Mine's the one with the inverted Casio FX-19 in the pocket.

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Yep

Lets hope we can hurry up and complete the national ID, ContactPoint et al databases. It'll make a dodgy contractor or disgruntled employee's life so much easier. At least someone will be happy.

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Paris Hilton

Yes im admitting my brain dead state right now

@710-77345

Took me about 10 minutes of looking at it before I got it. Yes yes I know stupid but ive had a long day

not posting anon because I deserve ridicule for taking that long to figure it out

/Paris cause well.....now I know how she feels all the time

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