Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Retailer's Employee Breaches Customer Data Privacy

Another retailer victimized by an employee exploiting his insider access to steal and misuse the personal data of customers.
"Recently we discovered that an individual working at an Apple Retail Store accessed credit card information of some Apple customers." - Doug Vetter
The letter to the Attorney General of New Hampshire states that the employee was arrested and fired but provides no details on the crime or what resulted from the arrest.
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Sources:
(a) Apple Letter to New Hampshire Attorney General - New Hampshire Department of Justice, June 16, 2011


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