Email gaffe results in breach notifications by Randstad Professionals

Massachusetts-based Randstad Professionals recently notified the New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office of a security incident after an email error resulted in images of individuals’ 1099 forms being inadvertently attached to an email sent to one of their outside contractors.

1099 forms are federal forms that include a consultant’s name, address, Social Security Number, and wages or monies earned during the calendar year.

The recipient of the February 9 email notified the staff recruiting firm of their error within an error, and attested that he had deleted the email, etc.

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