Residents of South Carolina, please be advised that the state’s Department of Revenue has been hit by a cyber-attack. If you have filed a tax return or made any kind of electronic payments to the SCDOR since 1988, you may be affected.

In response to this security breach, the state is offering one year of identity theft protection and credit monitoring, free of charge. To enroll, visit and enter the activation code SCDOR123. You may also call 1-866-578-5422 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 9 p.m., Monday through Friday, and between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Additionally, the D&B is offering free lifetime credit monitoring for all businesses that may have been affected. We encourage everyone to sign up for this; just visit or call customer service toll-free at 800-279-9881.

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