CQ Roll Call, The Economist Group, Bloomberg

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No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 9, 2012
Washington , DC
United States
District Of Columbia US
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A group of former CQ employees were able to continue using log-ins and passwords to access sensitive information from The Economist Group after they left.  CQ Roll Call is owned by The Economist Group.  Many or all of the former CQ employees accessed the information while employed at Bloomberg.  Bloomberg has already paid an unspecified amount to The Economist Group as compensation for the unauthorized access incident or incidents.  It is not clear what type of information was exposed.