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Number Of Bank Customers Affected By Security Breach Soars




Number Of Bank Customers Affected By Security Breach Soars
Number Of Bank Customers Affected By Security Breach Soars



http://www.courant.com/business/hc-ctbreach0829.artaug29,0,1493639.story 

By KENNETH R. GOSSELIN 
Courant Staff Writer
August 29, 2008

Computer tapes lost by Bank of New York Mellon may have contained 
information about 12 million people nationwide, nearly three times the 
number the bank first disclosed in May, bank officials said Thursday.

It is not known yet how many additional individuals and businesses in 
Connecticut may be at risk of identity theft and fraud. New York Mellon 
is expected to release those numbers next week.

New York Mellon disclosed in May that the security breach affected 
497,333 Connecticut residents, most of them depositors of People's 
United Bank in Bridgeport.

Gov. M. Jodi Rell said Thursday she expects the Connecticut number to 
now go up.

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