Theft

OR: Stolen laptop creates a stir at Southwestern

Erica Rush reports: The privacy of hundreds of community college students is put at risk, after someone steals a laptop computer from the campus at Southwestern Oregon Community College. The school issued a press release on Friday stating that a new computer that contained student records for approximately 200 current and former students at...

OH: ID-theft protection extended to more school employees

Jennifer Smith Richards reports: Roughly 800 Columbus schools employees are being offered free credit monitoring services, just in case their information was compromised, the district said today. A computer printout with at least 50 employees’ personal information, including Social Security numbers, was found during a police raid on an East Side home Saturday. Until...

Seventh Day Adventist Church laptop with retirement plan data stolen

On December 13, a laptop computer assigned to an employee of the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists Retirement Plans was stolen. The computer contained personal information including names and Social Security numbers on 292 residents of New Hampshire; the total number of individuals affected was not reported . The laptop was recovered four...

Innodata Isogen employee data on stolen laptop

Another day, another laptop stolen from an employee’s vehicle. This time, it was Innodata Isogen, who informed the New Hampshire Attorney General that on December 23, a laptop and benefit plan enrollment sheets were stolen from an employee’s car in Wayne, New Jersey. The laptop and benefit plan enrollment sheets contained personal information such...

Thief steals Continental Airlines laptop with biometric and other personal data

Sometime between December 31 and January 2, a laptop was stolen from a locked Continental Airlines’ office in Newark. The laptop contained personal information on employees, vendors, and new hire candidates. The laptop, which was used for background security checks, contained confidential files on 230 individuals, including their names, Social Security numbers, fingerprint images,...