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[Dataloss] [Follow-up] Vassar Brothers Medical Center
From: Dissent (Dissentpogowasright.org)
Date: Thu Feb 08 2007 - 13:13:16 CST
In August 2006, DL reported that Vassar Brothers Medical Center had
reported a stolen laptop containing PII on almost 260k patients.
Original story: http://attrition.org/dataloss/2006/08/vbmc01.html
Vassar Brothers issued two letters to patients following that breach:
Subsequently, Vassar Brothers retained Kroll to investigate the theft
and missing data. They then issued a press release saying that based
on Kroll's investigation of network server logs, the stolen laptop
did not contain any identifying patient information.
The Poughkeepsie Journal has been all over this breach and just
published two more articles today, which dispute some of VBMC's
Official: Data installed as part of drills
Documents show patient data on stolen laptop
Main site: http://www.pogowasright.org
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