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This is obviously anecdotal, but that was not my personal experience. I was getting ready to go to bed last night when I saw this and grabbed my tablet to see if I needed to worry. This bolded bit was the first thing I saw, and I immediately thought "hm, must have been over-exaggerated, no SSNs were exposed". Now I obviously read on and saw the bullet point, but for someone skimming this, it's not at all obvious.

But further, why even word it that way? It was clearly done intentionally. There's no need for this to be presented in this way other than to intentionally try to mislead. Why not just say, in bold letters "140,000 social security numbers and 80,000 bank account numbers were compromised". Or say it "The following were compromised".




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