The identities of 1.5 Million new Verizon customers may be sold to the highest bidder. The cyber attack hit a broad range of possible victims and it may be putting Central New Yorkers at risk. Always take the proper steps to protect your self when it comes to putting information online.

According to NBC News,

The company is currently notifying customers impacted by the breach.

Your local Oneida County Verizon building is located at 280 Genesee St. in Utica or more information can be provided by calling (800) 837-4966.

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