Data Breach: 34,000 Morgan Stanley Clients Information Lost or Stolen

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ABC News reports that sensitive information belonging to 34,000 investment clients of Morgan Stanley Smith Barney has been lost, and possibly stolen, in a data breach. The news article says the information includes clients’ names, addresses, account and tax identification numbers, the income earned on the investments in 2010, and — for some clients — Social Security numbers. The information was contained on two password-protected — but not encrypted — CD-ROMs that went missing.

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Elaine Rigoli

Elaine Rigoli is PRIVATE WiFi’s manager of digital content strategy.