Ford Motor Credit Co. is coordinating an urgent industry discussion to develop new database security measures that will thwart frauds such as the one labeled this week “the largest identity theft case in U.S. history.” A Ford spokeswoman tells Ward’s that quiet discussions have begun between auto makers and credit history bureaus, because the case portends an “industry-wide” threat. The outcome of these discussions will be disclosed when a satisfactory strategy has been mapped out, she ...
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