It's tough enough, worrying that the fellow in the next desk will beat you to that promotion - and now, Pfizerites have to worry about a colleague stealing their identities, too.
Apparently, a Pfizer employee copied confidential information from a company computer system, including Social Security numbers, signatures, bank account numbers, dates of birth, and the like. Now, Pfizer is offering its employees credit monitoring services and identity theft insurance to make amends.
It's the third time since May that Pfizer has had to wrestle with a security breach - what with stolen laptops and the like. The difference with this one? It wasn't an accident.
- here's the report from the Detroit News