Another Way Your Personal Information Can Be Stolen!

Just when you thought you’d heard it all.. here is another was your personal information can be stolen.. one that I certainly would never have thought of!

Police, medical records found on used copy machines
Almost every copier made since 2002 contains a hard drive, which stores a copy of every document the machine scans, prints, copies, or faxes. And if you need proof of just how dangerous this stored information can be, check out the following video from CBS News. . . But despite the sensitivity of the information discovered on the first three machines, it was the information on the fourth machine that they found the most disturbing documents. The machine, once used by a New York insurance company, contained “300 pages of individual medical records.” These records included “everything from drug prescriptions, to blood test results, to a cancer diagnosis.” Click to read entire article.

Be Sociable, Share!

    About Slocum Insurance
    Since 1949, the Slocum family has been serving the insurance needs of the people throughout Rhode Island. We provide top quality professional insurance advice combined with old fashion personal service. We believe this philosophy is what makes our agency different from most. The Slocum family members along with a staff of dedicated professionals can provide the right combination of insurance advice (to be sure you buy what you need) and hassle free service (so it’s easy for you!). We believe that top quality customer service, where YOU’RE the most important thing, is what our clients really want, expect and most of all deserve.

    Speak Your Mind

    Tell us what you're thinking...