UK: York school admits data breach after unprotected memory stick is lost

Mike Laycock reports:

A top public school in York has launched an investigation after a memory stick containing important data was lost, apparently on public transport.

St Peter’s School says the device, which was not protected by a password, contained a number of documents ‘relating to the governance of the school.’

It says it is contacting a small number of individuals whose data may have been included on the memory stick but adds there is no suggestion the information has been accessed by anyone, and nor is it thought there were any bank account details on the device.

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