Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York loses laptop

Tens of thousands of members of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York have been notified that their identity could be at risk following a lost laptop, which has been missing since November.

How many victims? 40,000.

What type of personal information? Not disclosed.

What was the response? The health services organization will offer one year of free credit monitoring.

Source:, WIVB-TV, "Blue Cross Addresses Identity Theft Concerns," March 10.

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