Data Breach at Sensitive Lab Prompts Credit Scare

Cord Blood Registry, a private company that stores stem cells from umbilical cords for future medical use, experienced a major data breach in December that could affect up to 300,000 people. The theft occurred on Dec. 13, 2010 when someone broke into the car of one of the company's employees in San Francisco and stole a bag containing tapes filled with financial data belonging to the company's clients, including names, Social Security numbers and credit card numbers. The company sent letters...Full Story
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