The S.C. Department of Revenue has been attacked by a hacker and personal information has been compromised.
A hacker from outside the country has hacked the S.C. Department of Revenue computer.
Possibly one out of four social security numbers have been compromised along with other vital information. There will be free opportunities to protect your credit and identity, which we will provide a link or a number as soon as it is available.
Do not buy any programs that will coming your way. The state will provide this for you, but you will have to take measures.
Anyone that has filed S.C. income tax statements since 1988 should call 1-866-578-5422 and sign up for free identity theft protection.
To review this, you can go to www.protectmyid.com/scdor. An international hacker has compromised the identifications of one out of four S.C. tax filers. Whether you are a victim or not you should call this number and activate your free protection.