I expected to see this in the news at some point but apparently they've kept it quiet. I realize my little blog is small potatoes in terms of getting the word out about what I consider a grievous breach of security in this age of identity theft, but I feel I have to do my part.
Apparently many employee records were on the laptop--from California and Hawaii.
There ought to be a law that prevents sensitive records like this from being on laptops that are taken home in the first place. A corporation can have far greater security at work than an employee can ever hope to duplicate at home.
This also highlights yet another reason why we should look at our credit records regularly. One never knows how information about them could get out.