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BlackRock Accidentally Exposes Details of 20,000 Clients
Friday, Jan 25 2019
Security Tech Brief Staff
About 20,000 financial advisers who are clients of BlackRock had their names and other personal information exposed after a data leak at the world’s largest asset manager. So reports Bloomberg.
BlackRock confirmed that it had “inadvertently posted a small number of sales-related documents, which were up for a short period of time, and promptly removed.” The leak mainly hit advisers with LPL Financial, the biggest U.S. independent broker-dealer.
Read the full article from Bloomberg.