"During prior breach investigations, we have found instances when companies failed to take basic steps to protect consumer data," Madigan told the House Energy and Commerce committee. "So the notion that companies are already doing everything they can to prevent breaches is false."
"Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan [appeared] before Congress [today] to declare that identity theft is a major problem in the state, with some culprits targeting children because of their clean credit histories. Madigan said her office has received 31,100 complaints about identity theft since 2006, making it the No. 1 or No. 2 source of complaints in that period."
Madigan urged families to follow guidelines provided by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to secure televisions in their homes... “It’s important for parents to learn about these hidden hazards in our homes,” Madigan said.