Laptop Theft Puts 100,000 Names at Risk
- More Lost Laptops. Wolfe, Daniel // American Banker;6/9/2006, Vol. 171 Issue 110, p6
The article reports that employees at a YMCA administrative office in Providence, Rhode Island reported the theft of a laptop containing members' information. The machine held sensitive information for about 68,000 members in the Providence region. The laptop held debit and credit card...
- A stolen laptop. LeClair, Lee // Inside Tucson Business;11/20/2006, Vol. 16 Issue 23, p9
The article presents information on how to prevent identity theft in case a laptop has been stolen. It is very easy to crack password if someone has physical possession of the computer. It is suggested that one should change any online passwords for bank accounts, e-mail accounts, etc. Loss of...
- Exposures. Wolfe, Daniel // American Banker;3/5/2008, Vol. 173 Issue 44, p5
The article reports that Kraft Foods Inc. said that the theft of an employee's laptop computer has resulted in the loss of personal data on some 20,000 of its workers. The data on the laptop was being moved to a new system when it was stolen. Kraft is offering the affected employees three-years...
- 10 tips to avoid identity theft. // North County Journal;8/17/2011, Vol. 39 Issue 33, pE11
The article offers tips for minimizing the risk of identity theft.
- Your Companion in Identity Theft Protection. Mitic, Scott // Stopping Identity Theft;Feb2009, p1
An introduction to the book "Stopping Identity Theft," is presented in which the author discusses several topics including identity theft in U. S., protection of assets, and defense of personal information and family members.
- Protect Your Mail from Identity Thieves. NGO, SHEIRESA // Black Enterprise;Jul2011, Vol. 41 Issue 12, p32
The article discusses strategies that help protect against the theft of identity.
- Lost Laptops. Wolfe, Daniel // American Banker;6/9/2006, Vol. 171 Issue 110, p6
The article discusses several highly publicized cases of computer data security lapses involving stolen laptops. "The Washington Post" reported that an Internal Revenue Service employee lost a laptop in May 2006, while traveling to a job fair. The laptop included information about job...
- Still More Laptops. Wolfe, Daniel // American Banker;6/9/2006, Vol. 171 Issue 110, p6
The article reports that a laptop was stolen from an auditor working for Ernst & Young on behalf of Hotels.com LP. The computer contained the names, addresses and payment information of 243,000 Hotels.com customers. Aditionally, the article reports that theft of a laptop computer owned by the...
- Computer loss is just half of story. Karp, Josh // Crain's Chicago Business;04/30/2001, Vol. 24 Issue 18, pSR11
Reports the laptop computer larceny in the United States. Theft of Qualcomm Inc. executive Irwin Jacobs' laptop computer; Statistics on the number and financial losses of stolen laptop computers; Variety of protective measures against theft; Costly damage of the inevitable loss of computer data.