AP Thousands of Bay Area Kaiser members are finding out their personal information has been compromised.
Officials for Kaiser say someone stole a storage device with details of about 15,500 Northern California patients -- about 9,000 of them from the Bay Area.
The device includes patients' names, medical numbers, and medical treatment information but not Kaiser says include social security numbers or financial information. Some of the information was password protected but it was not encrypted, the Chronicle reported
MIAOULIS NOTE: Encrypt, encrypt, encrypt. Passwords are NOT enough.