Personal info on drug informants, suspects, others exposed in Colo.
Kathleen Hickey provides a few more details on the Mesa County, Colorado breach (previously mentioned on this blog) that exposed personal information on informants and others:
Potentially more than 200,000 files from the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office of Colorado, including sensitive data such as names, Social Security numbers and contact information on drug informants, employees, suspects and victims in criminal investigations, were publicly available on the Internet from April to November this year. Information on people who had been served with civil papers, had spent time in the county jail or had applied for a concealed weapons permit also was exposed.
Read more on GCN.