This is why allowing our government to keep lists of what we do and what we own is a bad idea.
Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam assured concealed weapons permit holders Tuesday they have nothing to fear from alien hackers. The names of some 16,000 concealed weapon permit holders were revealed when the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ computer network was hacked earlier this month.
Some 469 individuals who did some form of e-business with the department had their names and social security numbers stolen. Those individuals have been notified and are being offered a year of free credit protection from the state.
Putnam said the attack came from outside the United States and he has asked the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to assist in the investigation.