From a driver’s license hack to a convicted clergyman, updates on Watchdog Nation stories


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The stories followed in Watchdog Nation are constantly changing. One or more of these fresh updates may matter to you. Let’s start with data breaches. Of the many privacy hacks, this latest one is among the most despicable because it targeted a particular ethnic group. A Chinese organized crime ring in New York stole the private data of about 3,000 Texans of Asian descent. The information was used to obtain Texas driver’s licenses by mail. Who is responsible for crooks getting the info? The Texas Department of Public Safety and the Department of Information Resources. “We’re not happy at all,”...