Safety First - 19/05/2014

SafetyFirst has come forward to announce a data breach of their E-DriverFile service. The company is connected to the announcement that Lowe's current and former employees were involved in a data loss."A new filing with the California Attorney General’s Office obtained today indicates that a server containing a wealth of information about client vehicle operators was unprotected and accessible via the Internet for a period that exceeded six months. SafetyFirst reported that the breach dated back to September 27, 2013. It was not discovered until April 2, 2014 according to those records".SafetyFirst unintentionally backed up data to an unsecured computer server that was accessible from the Internet.  The information breached included Social Security numbers, and driver license numbers.