Data storage stolen at Lloyds, customer account data lost

September 15, 2015

Via: data-loss

A stolen from an RSA data center two months ago contains customer names, addresses, sort codes and account numbers for Lloyds’ Premier Account customers who had emergency home cover attached to their bank account between 2006 and 2012.

This policy comes as a standard part of the £25 pcm packaged account, and the numbers affected have been described as ‘a small number’ and as ‘thousands’. They have all been contacted by Lloyds warning them that they may be at risk of fraud, and in a move that some customers may find ironic, they are urging them to take insurance against fraudsters using the data to steal from them – though admittedly, RSA is refunding the £20 fee for two years.

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