IBM contractor loses sensitive employee data

Wednesday, 16 May 2007, 11:43 AM EST

An unnamed IBM Corp. vendor has lost tapes containing sensitive information on IBM employees, the computer maker confirmed Tuesday.

The tapes went missing in transit from a contractor’s vehicle on Feb. 23 near the intersection of Interstate 287 and 684 -- just a few miles south of IBM’s Armonk, New York, headquarters, said IBM spokesman Fred McNeese. "We’ve investigated the incident and concluded that the tape loss was inadvertent."

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