Thursday, October 26, 2006

Computer With Colorado Human Services Data Stolen

An AP newswire article, via, reports that:

A computer containing personal information of some clients of the Colorado Department of Human Services was stolen from a Dallas-based firm that operates the Family Registry.

The desktop computer, which was stolen during the weekend of Oct. 13, had data on clients who were involved with child support payments. It was stored in a secure area monitored by surveillance cameras accessible only by password, said Dallas-based Affiliated Computer Services Inc.

Company spokesman Kevin Lightfoot said letters were sent to the clients about the theft and advised on how to protect their information.

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