Personal data on 160,00 Neiman Marcus employees at risk

Wednesday, 25 April 2007, 12:18 AM EST

Specialty retailer The Neiman Marcus Group Inc. yesterday sent letters to nearly 160,000 current and former employees to tell them of a potential breach involving their personal data.

The letters were prompted by the theft of "computer equipment" from a third-party pension plan consultant working for the retailer. The equipment held the data now potentially at risk. A spokeswoman for the Dallas-based Neiman Marcus said that the company was informed of the theft on April 10 but was asked by law enforcement authorities not to disclose the breach initially.

At Computerworld.

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