Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Breach Loses Information of 34,000

Retail brokerage Morgan Stanley Smith Barney (MSSB) has notified 34,000 investment clients that some of their data has been lost, including their names, addresses, social security numbers, tax identification numbers and investment income from 2010, according to a report on the Dow Jones newswires.

Two of the largest U.S. banks —  Bank of America and Citigroup — have issued new credit and debit cards to Massachusetts customers after running into data-safety concerns.

Bank of America and Citigroup each recently issued replacement cards to consumers, telling them in letters that their account numbers may have been compromised.  Read the full story []

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