NC: Lost BRCA hard drive contains 300 social security numbers

Julie N. Chang reports:

Approximately 300 people’s Social Security numbers are on an external computer hard drive missing from Blue Ridge Community Action, 800 N. Green St.

BRCA Executive Director Mattie Patterson said the hard drive contains information on clients from four counties who have used the organization’s services in the past four or five years. The external hard drive was used to back up information on clients.

Patterson said it is unclear whether the hard drive is simply lost or if it was stolen.

Read more in – The News Herald

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