Kmart, Sears

Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 23, 2013
Little Rock , AR
United States
Arkansas US
Records Breached: 

788 ("a few hundred" SSNs involved)

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An assistant manager was forced to open a Kmart safe and give a thief access to $6,000 in cash and an unencrypted backup disk with a day's worth of customer information.  The backup disk contained names, addresses, dates of birth, prescription numbers, prescription providers, insurance cardholder IDs and drug names.  The armed robbery occurred on March 17.