[ Thursday, September 29, 2011 ]


TRICARE breach: A contractor, Science Applications International Corp (SAIC) lost a bunch of backup tapes when they were stolen from an employees car while in transit, says BNA (subscription required). Apparently the data is hard to access, but not encrypted. 4.9 million patients involved. My bet: crackhead. Some crackhead broke into the car and stole something that looked good. Once he saw what it was, and that there was nothing he could do with it, he threw it out. I bet nothing comes from this.

UPDATE: Here's the story from Reuters (no subscription needed).

Jeff [9:50 PM]

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