NZ: Fidelity Life Insurance reports breach

A USB stick with sensitive information about 1200 clients of a life insurance company – including personal bank account details – has been stolen from an employee’s car.

Fidelity Life chief executive Milton Jennings said the stick had been in an employee’s satchel which he left in his car as he attended a meeting at the company’s Lower Hutt office.

Read more on Otago Daily Times. The  information on the drive related to Fidelity Life’s recent acquisition of Tower Health and Life and contained details of people who had investments with Tower.


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