Apparently Scottrade has been hit with a hack. (Based on the number of things I’ve got in my Pocket queue, you’re going to see several such stories in ResearchBuzz shortly. “Welcome to Day 2 of Cybersecurity (Breach) Awareness Month! Today’s awareness lesson is brought to you by retail brokerage firm Scottrade Inc., which just disclosed a breach involving contact information and possibly Social Security numbers on 4.6 million customers.” And guess what? It looks like the actual hack was over 18 months ago.