Help! I Left My Identity In The Backseat Of A Taxi

It was just a tiny thumb drive, but now, it's a pretty big problem for a Hawaii hospital. And what happened there could eventually become a problem for you, too.

Last month, Wilcox Memorial Hospital in Kauai had to inform 120,000 past and present patients that their private information had been misplaced. Their names, addresses, Social Security numbers, even medical record numbers had been placed on one of those tiny USB flash drives -- and now, according to a letter sent home, the drive was missing. Help! I left my identity in the backseat of a taxi - The Red Tape Chronicles -

Linked by shanmuga Friday, 18th November 2005 9:16PM