Lost or Missing

Seattle University laptop containing 2,000 Social Security numbers lost

Asia Fields reports: Seattle University is warning that the names and Social Security numbers of more than 2,000 people could be exposed after a university-issued laptop was lost last month. Files containing information for 2,102 current and former faculty, staff and their dependents are accessible from the unencrypted laptop, which a university employee lost...

24K Cremation Society of Pa. customers notified of possible loss of personal information

Steve Marroni reports: The personal information of more than 24,000 clients of the Cremation Society of Pennsylvania may have been compromised. While officials do not believe any identities have actually been stolen, the organization’s corporate headquarters notified 24,168 people about the possible breach and is offering them free identity protection and credit monitoring services,...

NZ: Patient documents missing, reportedly lost in ‘a gust of wind’

Joanne Carroll reports: A health board employee  is under investigation after “misplacing” hundreds of patients’ medical information – some of which are still missing. The Canterbury and West Coast District Health Board only became aware of what it calls a “potential privacy breach” when a member of the public found some of the documents...