Allied Waste

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 12, 2008
geo: 
Boston , MA
United States
Massachusetts US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

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

Source: 
Media

WellPoint

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 8, 2008
geo: 
Indianapolis , IN
United States
Indiana US
Records Breached: 

128,000

Personal information that may have included Social Security numbers and pharmacy or medical data for customers in several states was exposed online over the past year.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Pfizer Inc

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 7, 2008
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 

800

A laptop was stolen by a burglar from the home of a contractor who helps arrange planning travel and meetings for Pfizer. Information on the laptop included names, credit card numbers and, in some instances, credit card expiration dates, various addresses and phone numbers, hotel loyalty program numbers and other information. It did not appear that any Social Security numbers or PIN codes were exposed.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Harley-Davidson, Inc. (HOG)

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 4, 2008
geo: 
Milwaukee , WI
United States
Wisconsin US
Records Breached: 

60,000

A laptop computer containing certain HOG members' personal information was determined to be missing from their facilities. The personal information stored on the computer included names, addresses, credit card numbers, their expiration dates, and driver's license numbers.

Source: 
Media

Hough, MacAdam & Wartnik

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 28, 2008
geo: 
North Bend , OR
United States
Oregon US
Records Breached: 

500

A notebook computer was stolen from a locked vehicle. The notebook's hard drive may have contained names, Social Security numbers, and other personal information.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

International Visa Service

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 6, 2008
geo: 
Atlanta , GA
United States
Georgia US
Records Breached: 

1,000

An employee has been arrested and charged with stealing the personal information of people who were applying for a passport and sold the identities on the black market.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Bristol-Myers Squibb

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 17, 2008
geo: 
Jacksonville , FL
United States
Florida US
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

Weber Law Firm

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 15, 2008
geo: 
Houston , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Sheriff's deputies uncovered hundreds of people's personal financial files that had been discarded in a dumpster in northwest Houston. Box after box of records including personal financial records, documents with Social Security numbers, people's medical files and more were found in the dumpster.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Colt Express Outsourcing Services, CNET Networks

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 23, 2008
geo: 
Walnut Creek , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

17241

Burglars stole computer systems from the offices of the company that administers the Internet publisher's benefit plans. The computers contained names, birth dates, Social Security numbers and employment information of the beneficiaries of CNET's health insurance plans. CNET was only one of several clients affected.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Petroleum Wholesale

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 19, 2008
geo: 
Houston , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The company dumped hundreds of records in a publicly accessible trash container outside its former headquarters. The records included receipts with customers' names and full credit or debit card numbers, including expiration dates. The records also included returned checks and forms containing customers' names and bank routing, driver's license and Social Security numbers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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