Missing Flash Drive From Community College Puts 15,000 at Risk of Identity Theft
A college, a flash drive, Social Security numbers, and a contractor … all the familiar ingredients for a security fiasco. And yes, the blog Educational Security Incidents is reporting that Arapahoe Community College has put 15,000 current and former students at risk for identity theft because a flash drive with their names, addresses, credit-card information, and Social Security numbers was lost in early August.
Wednesday, August 20, 2008
Lost Flash Drive = 15,000 Identites at Risk
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Yet another example of lost or stolen data putting personal information at risk. In this case, names, addresses, credit card information, and social security numbers of 15,000 current and former students. Scary stuff! Wired Campus: Missing Flash Drive From Community College Puts 15,000 at Risk of Identity Theft