Unencrypted laptop stolen from Pepperdine University employee’s car contained personal info on 8,300

Whitney Irick reports:

President Andrew K. Benton sent an email today informing the university community that a laptop computer belonging to an authorized university employee was stolen from that individual’s car. This laptop had been used extensively in work related to the IRS, “and it contained data dating back to 2008 involving as many as 8300 Pepperdine campus community members.” Approximately 75 percent of these names belong to students.

Read more on The Pepperdine Graphic. I don’t see any notice on the university’s site at this time so it’s not yet clear exactly what types of information were on the laptop.

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