Verizon Sends Excel File with Customer Info by Mistake

Verizon Wireless accidentally distributed a file with limited details on more than 5,000 customers outside the company, potentially giving identity thieves a toehold. The Microsoft Excel spreadsheet file was e-mailed and includes names, e-mail addresses, cell phone numbers and cell phone models of 5,210 Verizon Wireless customers, going by a copy of the file obtained by CNET

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