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Whoopsie Daisies! DMV's Credit Card Data Hacked

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What could a government bureaucracy as trustworthy, efficient and generally delightful as the California Department of Motor Vehicles do to earn even more of our affection?

Easy: get our credit card data swiped.

The L.A. Times is reporting that MasterCard is looking into weird transactions relating to cards used in online payments with the DMV.

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It's not like the DMV is the first organization victimized by credit card hackers, but we have to wonder when the holders of big credit card info databases are going to put a stop to customer data theft. We're guessing Target and Nieman Marcus and the DMV have plenty of security around their safes, how about a little extra care with people's personal financial information?