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Security breach on Fulton County court website

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FULTON COUNTY, Ga. -

Some are calling it a massive security breach that exposed people's birth dates and social security numbers online for anyone to see.  

It took place for some two months and involved everyone whose name appears in Fulton County's new on line court system. Even if you just got a traffic ticket.  

Fulton County's new case management system was installed last August at the cost of $15 million.

But, at some point in time, personal information not only names, but social security numbers, and birthdays: a perfect recipe for identity thieves.

FOX 5 Senior I-team reporter Dale Russell found a savvy citizen and some fast reactions by government officials may have solved the problem.

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