No, this time not in the UK. A cracker has posted some online databases containing personal information on 6 million Chilean residents. According to the Chilean technology blog Fayerwayer.com, the cracker, who calls himself “Anonymous Coward”
Reuters reported, that a General Electric laptop containing the names and Social Security numbers of 50,000 current and former employees was stolen in early September. The laptop, issued to a GE official who was authorized to have the data, was stolen from a locked hotel room, the company said.