State data with Social Security numbers misplaced for 2 weeks

Tuesday, 8 May 2007, 12:47 PM EST

Nine million state records containing Social Security numbers and other sensitive data used to verify Medicaid claims went missing for more than two weeks, and state officials didn't know for more than half that time.

None of the data stored on the 14 computer tapes was compromised before being found Monday, Health and Human Services Commission spokeswoman Stephanie Goodman said.

At Chron.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Staples customers likely the latest victims of credit card breach

Posted on 21 October 2014.  |  Multiple banks say they have identified a pattern of credit and debit card fraud suggesting that several Staples Inc. office supply locations in the Northeastern United States are currently dealing with a data breach.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Wed, Oct 22nd
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //