What types of personal information? Names and Social Security numbers were included in the data.
What was the response? Identity theft insurance is available to Minnesota victims.
Details: Last week, 562 county employees were notified that their personal data was stolen.
The personal information of 1.3 million Ohio residents and hundreds of Connecticut state accounts were also on the drive.
County Manager Dave Twa said that it is unlikely that identity thefts have occurred as a result of the incident.
Quote: “We want to do everything possible to protect our employees,” said Twa.
Source: The Star-Tribune (Minneapolis), Oct. 1, “More Ramsey County workers told personal data was stolen”