First Federal Bank of Florida burglars nab computer equipment with unencrypted mortgage loan application data
On July 23, a break-in at First Federal Bank of Florida in Jacksonville resulted in the loss of computer equipment containing a wealth of unencrypted customers’ information provided for mortgage loan applications. Personal information included the customers’ names, addresses, dates of birth, Social Security numbers, mothers’ maiden names, credit card numbers, bank account numbers, and driver’s license numbers.
According to ID Experts, who notified the New Hampshire Attorney General’s office of the breach on August 22, affected customers were to be sent letters on August 23.
An FAQ on the incident can be found at http://www.idexpertsprotect.com//FAQ.aspx but it does not provide any additional details on the breach.
The number of customers being notified of the breach was not reported.