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[Dataloss] Wyoming says CHIP information exposed on Web

From: lyger (lygerattrition.org)
Date: Sat Feb 06 2010 - 12:00:17 CST


http://www.localnews8.com/Global/story.asp?S=11942695

The Wyoming Department of Health says the personal information of about
9,000 children in the state's children's health insurance program could
have been exposed on the Internet.

Department officials said Friday that the error resulted in the names,
birthdays, Social Security numbers, addresses and phone numbers of Kid
Care CHIP participants being accessible on an unsecured Web page for
months.

Officials say they learned of the problem Thursday and secured the
information immediately.

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