Dec 162017
 

So it’s the end of 2017 but we’re still hearing about laptops being stolen from locked cars and that the devices were password-protected?  If the U.S. Education Department started cracking down in terms of enforcement, might it make any difference? Asking for a friend, of course…..

KTBS reports:

LSU is mailing letters to approximately 5,500 individuals whose information may have been contained on a university-owned laptop that was recently stolen from an LSU employee.

[…] That investigation determined the laptop may have contained individuals’ full names, dates of birth, Social Security numbers and/or driver’s license numbers. The laptop may also have contained the names and credit card information for a very small number of individuals.

Read more on KTBS. WBRZ reports:

A university spokesperson says the information contained in the laptop would have primarily belonged to current and former students, potentially with some faculty data as well.