Army Corps of Engineers Loses Hard Drive
The Army Corps of Engineers is investigating the loss of an external hard drive. The Army’s hard drive could contain as many as 60,000 soldiers and civilians personal information. The data breach occurred in November 2009 at the Army Corps of Engineers’ Southwest Division located in Dallas, Texas. The missing hard drive contains the personal data, including the Social Security numbers, of soldiers and civilian employees.
The spokesman for the Army Corps of Engineers in Washington D.C., Major Mark Young, indicated the investigation is focused on giving notification to the persons affected by the data breach and ensuring it does not happen again
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If you have received a data breach notification letter from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, or other Military Branch, you may be entitled to money damages. We are currently investigating this data breach and will be accepting new clients in January 2010.
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