General Motors (GM)


Location

Detroit, MI
United States
42° 19' 53.1372" N, 83° 2' 44.7144" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 14, 2006
geo: 
Detroit, MI
United States
Records Breached: 

100

A former security guard kept Social Security numbers of co-workers to perpetrate identity theft. The disgruntled former employee sent harassing emails to employees after gaining access to personal information including the types of cars they drove.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

CoreLogic for ComUnity Lending


Location

Sacramento, CA
United States
38° 34' 53.6592" N, 121° 29' 39.84" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 31, 2006
geo: 
Sacramento, CA
United States
Extra Info: 

(877) 510-3700, identityprotection@corelogic.com. Exact date in August 2006 unknown.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

In early August, CoreLogic notified customers of ComUnity Lending that a computer with customers' data was stolen from its office. Data included names, SSNs, and property addresses related to an existing or anticipated mortgage loan.

Source: 
Security Breach Letter

Greater Media, Inc.


Location

Philadelphia, PA
United States
39° 57' 8.406" N, 75° 9' 49.6404" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 2, 2006
geo: 
Philadelphia, PA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A laptop computer containing the Social Security numbers of the radio broadcasting company's current and former employees was stolen from their Philadelphia offices.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Google Ads


Location

Mountain View, CA
United States
37° 23' 9.7872" N, 122° 5' 1.8636" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 27, 2007
geo: 
Mountain View, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Top sponsored Google ads linked to 20 popular search terms were found to install a malware program on users' computers to capture personal information and access online accounts for 100 different banks.

Source: 
Media

Verisign


Location

Mountain View, CA
United States
37° 23' 9.7872" N, 122° 5' 1.8636" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 6, 2007
geo: 
Mountain View, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A laptop containing extensive personal information on an undisclosed number of VeriSign employees was stolen from an employee's car. The information included names, addresses, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, telephone numbers, and salary records.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Forrester Research


Location

Cambridge, MA
United States
42° 22' 30.3492" N, 71° 6' 20.1888" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 5, 2007
geo: 
Cambridge, MA
United States
Records Breached: 

unknown

Thieves stole a laptop from the home of a Forrester Research employee, potentially exposing the names, addresses and Social Security numbers of an undisclosed number of current and former employees and directors.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Allied Waste


Location

Boston, MA
United States
42° 21' 30.3516" N, 71° 3' 35.1828" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 12, 2008
geo: 
Boston, MA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A strap on a garage truck snapped and sent reams of intact financial reports over downtown Boston streets.

Source: 
Media

Bristol-Myers Squibb


Location

Jacksonville, FL
United States
30° 19' 55.8624" N, 81° 39' 20.3436" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 17, 2008
geo: 
Jacksonville, FL
United States
Records Breached: 

42,000

A backup computer-data tape containing employees' personal information, including Social Security numbers, was stolen recently. The backup data tape was stolen while being transported from a storage facility. The information on the tapes included names, addresses, dates of birth, Social Security numbers and marital status, and in some cases bank-account information. Data for some employees' family members also were on the tape.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Continental Airlines


Location

Neward, NJ
United States
40° 44' 8.3652" N, 74° 10' 20.5212" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 13, 2009
geo: 
Neward, NJ
United States
Records Breached: 

230

A laptop containing fingerprints, Social Security numbers, names, addresses, was stolen from a locked Newark office.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Dezonia Group


Location

Chicago, IL
United States
41° 51' 0.1188" N, 87° 39' 0.1872" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 12, 2009
geo: 
Chicago, IL
United States
Records Breached: 

63,000

The city of Chicago bills people for ambulance rides -- $600 and up. It uses a third party, Dezonia Group, for billing. An employee's laptop, containing patient names, addresses and Social Security numbers, was stolen from the company. Reports differ as to whether or not the data was encrypted.

Source: 
Dataloss DB
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