FDIC breach exposes bank customer data

first_img 15SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr The FDIC detected and quickly moved to mitigate a breach of 44,000 customer records after an employee leaving the agency inadvertently downloaded the data to a removable media device Feb. 26.Within three days of the breach, an agency data loss prevention tool detected the download. The employee returned the device with the data the next day.The employee, who worked in the FDIC’s resolution and receivership group, signed an affidavit confirming she did not in any way use or share the information, which contained names, addresses and loan numbers of customers affected by bank closures. continue reading »last_img

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