The Home Depot

Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 13, 2012
Suwanee , GA
United States
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A dishonest employee accessed HR information with the intention of misusing the information to obtain fraudulent credit.  At least 36 Home Depot employees had their names, Social Security numbers, contact information, driver's license numbers, and possibly their financial account information accessed.  The incident was discovered on March 15.