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[Dataloss] UK: Personal data of 51,000 is lost

From: lyger (lygerattrition.org)
Date: Thu Oct 22 2009 - 08:01:51 CDT


http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/8320290.stm

A tape containing the personal data of 51,000 UK customers has been lost
by insurance company Zurich.

It confirmed that the back-up tape went missing during a routine transfer
to a data storage centre in South Africa in August 2008.

Details of 550 people in South Africa and Botswana were also on the tape.

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