General Electric (GE)


Location

Fairfield, CT
United States
41° 8' 28.3488" N, 73° 15' 49.4136" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 25, 2006
geo: 
Fairfield, CT
United States
Records Breached: 

50,000 employees

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.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Speedmark


Location

Woodlands, TX
United States
27° 31' 32.0952" N, 99° 25' 59.664" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 22, 2007
geo: 
Woodlands, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

35,000

Thieves stole several computers, one of which contained a database with personally identifying information including names, addresses, e-mail accounts, and Social Security numbers of Speedmark's mystery shopper employees and contractors.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Kingston Technology Co.


Location

Fountain Valley, CA
United States
33° 42' 33.066" N, 117° 57' 13.212" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 17, 2007
geo: 
Fountain Valley, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

27,000

A security breach may have compromised the names, addresses and credit card details of online customers. Kingston Technology is a computer memory vendor. The breach may have gone undetected for nearly 2 years.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Not Your Average Joe's


Location

Dartmouth, MA
United States
41° 35' 32.4132" N, 70° 58' 42.4416" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 24, 2007
geo: 
Dartmouth, MA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Massachusetts restaurants were targeted by an individual or individuals seeking to illegally obtain credit card data. The data that was compromised included credit card numbers, expiration date and name associated with the card.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Agilent Technologies


Location

Santa Clara, CA
United States
37° 21' 14.7888" N, 121° 57' 18.8496" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 22, 2008
geo: 
Santa Clara, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

51,000

A laptop containing sensitive and unencrypted personal data on current and former employees of Agilent Technologies was stolen from the car of an Agilent vendor. The data includes employee names, Social Security numbers, home addresses and details of stock options and other stock-related awards. Agilent blamed the San Jose vendor, Stock & Option Solutions, for failing to scramble or otherwise safeguard the data - in violation of the contracted agreement.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

AT&T


Location

San Antonio, TX
United States
29° 25' 26.8392" N, 98° 29' 37.0608" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 22, 2008
geo: 
San Antonio, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A laptop was stolen from the car of an employee. The data on the computer was not encrypted -- a violation of company policy -- and included names, Social Security numbers and in some cases, salary and bonus information.

Source: 
Security Breach Letter

Law office of former Texas attorney


Location

Rio Grande Valley, TX
United States
26° 7' 42.5892" N, 97° 31' 29.0064" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 20, 2008
geo: 
Rio Grande Valley, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

627

An individual purchased a used computer and memory stick from a pawn shop. He discovered sensitive information on the computer and traced it to the law office of a Texas attorney who no longer practices law. The attorney, Aaron Pena, Jr., is now a Texas State Representative. His spokesperson told news sources that the computer's hard drive had been wiped before the machine was donated to charity.

Source: 
Media

Google


Location

Mountain View, CA
United States
37° 23' 9.7872" N, 122° 5' 1.8636" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 7, 2009
geo: 
Mountain View, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

(Not added to total. It does not appear that SSNs or financial account numbers were exposed.)

Google contacted some of its users to let them know about a situation that affected its Google Docs users. They believe the problem affected less than 0.05% of all documents. Google identified and fixed a bug where a small percentage of users shared some of their documents inadvertently. The bug occurred when the document owner, or a collaborator with sharing rights, selected multiple documents and presentations from the documents list and then changed the sharing permissions.

Source: 
Media

Downeast Energy & Building Supply


Location

Brunswick, ME
United States
43° 54' 52.2864" N, 69° 57' 55.1808" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 16, 2009
geo: 
Brunswick, ME
United States
Records Breached: 

800

Downeast sent a notice after discovering that hackers had broken in and stolen more than $200,000 from the company's online bank account. Sometime prior to September, attackers planted keystroke logging malware on Downeast's computer systems, and stole the credentials the company uses to manage its bank accounts online. Hackers had gained access to the bank account the company uses to let customers pay for fuel with electronic transfers from their checking accounts. Then, on or around Sept.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Strategic Workforce Solutions, Tatum SFN division


Location

New York, NY
United States
40° 42' 51.3684" N, 74° 0' 21.5028" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 14, 2010
geo: 
New York, NY
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The Tatum division of SFN (Strategic Workforce Solutions) notified employees that a portable electronic device was stolen from the trunk of a car.  The device contained unencrypted files with names, addresses and Social Security numbers.

Source: 
Databreaches.net
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