Data Breach : Laptops containing personal information of 74k people stolen from Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola company has reported a data breach on friday.  74,000 people are at risk after laptops containing their personal details have been stolen from the company's Atlanta headquarters.

According to the Wall Street Journal report, it includes the information belong to employees, supplies and contractors.

The laptops contained information such as Social Security numbers, addresses, driver's license numbers, some financial details and other personal information.

As per the Coca-cola's policies, the laptop must have been encrypted.  The worst part is that the stolen laptops weren't encrypted.

The company learned about the data breach on Dec. 10,2013.  The laptops apparently were stolen by former employee who was in charge of maintaining or disposing of equipment. 

The affected individuals have been notified about the breach and they are also offered free credit card monitoring service.
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