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2011-04-12 07:02:13

About 3.5 million Texas residents had their personal information mistakenly compromised and posted on public servers controlled by the state comptroller's office and remained there nearly 12 months before the problem was discovered by officials, the state agency said on Monday. Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said some of the information exposed included Social Security numbers, birthdates and driver's license numbers. She noted there was no indication of misuse of any of the data released....


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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