Blockbuster Inc.

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Date Breach Made Public: 
April 20, 2011
San Diego , CA
United States
California US
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A box of employee files and completed job applications was found outside of a Blockbuster store by a concerned citizen. The store was scheduled to close. The documents inside the boxes should have been shredded. Names, addresses, Social Security numbers and other information associated with employees and job applicants were exposed. Some of the information included surveillance descriptions about and confessions from employees who were fired from the Blockbuster. Blockbuster stated that the incident was against their corporate policies and agreed to shred the information.