General Electric (GE)

Date Breach Made Public: 
September 25, 2006
Fairfield , CT
United States
Connecticut US
Records Breached: 

50,000 employees

Breach Total Number: 
50 000
Dataloss DB
Year of Breach: 
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Type of breach: 

An employee's laptop computer holding the names and Social Security numbers of approximately 50,000 current and former GE employees was stolen from a locked hotel room while he was traveling for business.