Florida laptop loss sparks ID theft fears

Friday, 11 August 2006, 2:03 PM EST

The theft of a laptop containing the unencrypted personal details of 133,000 Florida residents has sparked a major security alert. The PC was stolen from the car of a worker at Florida’s Department of Transportation, making it the latest in a spate of US organisations airing the private credentials of individuals in public.

At The Register.

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