Stolen Laptop Exposes 46,771 Insurance Clients' Data
The laptop contained 46,771 Union Labor Life benefit plan participants' names, addresses and Social Security numbers.
The Union Labor Life Insurance Company, an affiliate of Ullico, recently announced that 46,771 people's personal information may have been exposed when a laptop was stolen from the company's offices in Silver Springs, Md. (h/t PHIprivacy.net).
The laptop contained the names, addresses and Social Security numbers of participants (including dependents) in benefit plans that purchased or applied to purchase medical stop loss or group life insurance policies from Union Labor Life between January 2012 and February 2014.
In some cases, the records also included personal health information.
All those affected are being offered one free year of credit monitoring and protection services from AllClear ID.
"A comprehensive investigation of the incident is ongoing, and Union Labor Life is conducting a thorough review of the company’s technological, administrative, personnel and physical security policies to ensure that all personal data is appropriately protected," the company stated in a FAQ on its website.
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