[Dataloss] MORE BNY (Mellon Corp) Tapes lost
tglassey at earthlink.net
Fri Jun 6 16:26:49 UTC 2008
I wanna know who the carrier was...
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From: "Henry Brown" <hbrown at knology.net>
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Subject: [Dataloss] MORE BNY (Mellon Corp) Tapes lost
> Bank of New York Mellon Corp., the world's largest custodian of assets,
> reported a second potential breach of customer data this year and said
> it will provide enhanced fraud-protection services to those affected.
> The most recent incident occurred on April 29 when a backup data-storage
> tape containing images of scanned checks and other payment documents was
> lost while being moved from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh, spokesmen for
> the bank said Friday. It involved data of 47 institutional clients and a
> yet to be determined number of individual customers.
> "The tape was being carried by a commercial carrier ... and was lost in
> transit," said Ron Sommer, at the bank's Downtown offices. "It was
> ground transportation delivery, and it didn't reach its destination."
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