First Priority Life Insurance Company, Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania, Penn Foster


Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 30, 2011
geo: 
Scranton , PA
United States
Records Breached: 

500

Breach Total Number: 
500
Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Type of breach: 

Around 500 employees were affected by the home theft of a laptop and sensitive papers.  A Blue Cross business associate took home reports that contained names, Social Security numbers, and addresses of First Priority policyholders.  The reports and laptop were stolen while the home was vacated due to flooding.  The laptop was recovered a few days later.