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CMS alerts 7,600 job applicants to personal data breach


Charlotte Observer - (North Carolina) Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools in North Carolina notified approximately 7,600 job applicants September 11 that their personal information, including Social Security numbers, were destroyed after being inadvertently shared with an outside contractor without prior consent. The district reported September 15 that one of its employees entered into an agreement with a third-party vendor without obtaining appropriate authorization, and released confidential data without consent.


Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:25:14