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Compromised

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Hey there! This post was written in 2007, so it may contain information that is no longer accurate or thoughts that no longer reflect how I feel. As human beings, we're constantly learning and bettering ourselves through experiences and interactions with the world and each other.

I keep posts like this around for historical purposes and to prevent link rot, so please keep this in mind as you're reading.

— Cory

Ironic that, the day I get home from a "hacker" conference, my credit card company informs me that my account number may have been compromised (along with many others). The card has been voided and a new one is already in the mail…yay.

Apparently a hacker broke into some online retailer's system and "saw" a bunch of the numbers so this is just standard procedure. Luckily, there were no fraudulent charges on my account.