What kind of personal information? Names, addresses and Social Security numbers.
What happened? Some of information was posted online from 2003 until November 2007; other records were exposed for just a couple of weeks.
What was the response? The power company sent notification letters to affected customers and is offering them one year of free credit monitoring.
Details: A recent audit caught the security lapse.
Source:TheIndyChannel.com, Channel 6 News, "Security lapse affects thousands of electric customers," Dec. 4.