American Red Cross

Date Breach Made Public: 
November 29, 2007
Dallas , TX
United States
Texas US
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Six boxes were left unattended in a public hallway for more than six hours. The files contained personal information of current and former employees and were placed there by human resources. Names, addresses and social security numbers could have easily been stolen. The files also contained embarrassing information, including disciplinary actions, results from a drug test, a sexual harassment case even someone's criminal record from another state.