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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....


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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