Confidential data of 20,000 residents in Gladsaxe, Denmark has been lost following the theft of a computer from the town’s city hall between November 30th and December 3rd.
The data had been saved locally and included information such as registration numbers, age and addresses. Details of social welfare payments and housing were also reported as being affected.
Local authorities had informed those affected by Monday 3rd blaming the issue on human error following a spreadsheet being saved locally on the computer as a temporary measure.
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