Theft

Concern at 16 cases of lost Assembly data

Tom Bodden reports: THE Welsh Assembly Government has confirmed that 16 cases of official data have been lost or stolen in the last three years. Ten of the losses of material, classed as “medium to low risk”, took place this year, according to details released under the Freedom of Information Act. Missing information deemed...

TD Banknorth notifies over 3,000 customers of stolen data

On November 26th, TD Bank, N.A. notified the New Hampshire Attorney General that on October 27, computer equipment containing names, addresses, dates of birth, social security numbers, bank account numbers and balances was removed without authorization from two TD Banknorth branches that were being consolidated into TD Bank Stores in Hillsdale and Park Ridge,...

Over 2,220 North Pacific Group employees affected by stolen computers

A burglary at the Portland, Oregon offices of North Pacific Group over the recent Thanksgiving weekend resulted in the theft of several laptops and other computer equipment. As described in a letter to the New Hampshire Attorney General dated December 23l, two of the stolen computers: … stored files containing names, addresses, Social Security...