Tuesday, March 27, 2007

UK: Stolen Laptops Hold Info On 11,500 Children

Sharon Gaudin writes on InformationWeek:

Three laptops containing personal information on 11,500 children were stolen earlier this month from a National Health Services office in the United Kingdom and police are worried the information may fall into the wrong hands.

The computers were taken from Primary Care Trust office on the afternoon of Wednesday, March 21, according to an advisory from the Nottinghamshire County NHS. The laptops contained the names, addresses and dates of birth of child patients between the ages of 8 months and 8 years old.

More here.


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