SAIC

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 7, 2008
geo: 
MD
United States
Maryland US
Extra Info: 

The breach appears to have occurred somewhere in Maryland.  Please call (877) 277-8001 for more information.

Records Breached: 

4,690

SAIC stockholders are at risk of identity theft after a box of magnetic backup tapes went missing. The tapes contained names, addresses, Social Security numbers, stock account information, transaction activity and possibly bank account numbers for current or former shareholders.

Source: 
Media

Northeast Security

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 6, 2008
geo: 
West Haven , MA
United States
Massachusetts US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

News Channel 8 found Social Security numbers, bank account numbers and even canceled checks inside a dumpster. The files appear to belong to Northeast Security, a subcontractor for Safe Home Security, based out of Rocky Hill. Northeast Security recently moved out of a West Haven storefront, and it seems they left their clients personal information behind.

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

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

Collections Lawyers Pellegrino & Feldstein

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 24, 2008
geo: 
Denville , NJ
United States
New Jersey US
Records Breached: 

530

Consumer information somehow escaped the New Jersey law offices and ended up posted on several websites. The Liberty Coalition discovered cached versions of an Excel file that contained the full names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, addresses, account numbers, and financial information.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Harmony Information Systems

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 24, 2008
geo: 
Madison , WI
United States
Wisconsin US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A computer program housing personal information about Wisconsin seniors and disabled people had a significant security hole. A senior center volunteer in McFarland said he could see hundreds of files of people's private information from across the country in the system run by Virginia-based Harmony Information Systems. The information is entered into an electronic record that includes the person's name and Social Security number.

Source: 
Media

Brunswick Corp.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 21, 2008
geo: 
Lake Forest , IL
United States
Illinois US
Records Breached: 

700

An electronic device that scans customers' drivers' licenses to make sure they're of legal drinking age was stolen from a company-owned bowling facility in suburban Naperville. The device contains information such as driver's license number, date of birth and first and last names of customers whose licenses were scanned.

Source: 
Media

Central Collection Bureau

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 19, 2008
geo: 
Indianapolis , IN
United States
Indiana US
Records Breached: 

700,000

A computer server containing Social Security numbers and other personal information was stolen last month from a Southside debt-collection bureau. The information includes customer-billing records for Indiana businesses, including Citizens Gas & Coke Utility, St. Vincent Health and Methodist Medical Group.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

SunGard, Connecticut State University System, Buffalo State, Northwest Missouri State University

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 17, 2008
Records Breached: 

Unknown

At least 18 colleges are scrambling to inform tens of thousands of students they are at risk of having their identities stolen. A laptop computer that was stolen from a vendor contained the data of current and former students from the four state universities, including Western Connecticut State University. The computer was password-protected but contained unencrypted files with personally identifiable data, including names and Social Security numbers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Pfizer

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 12, 2008
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
New York US
Extra Info: 

(866) 274-3891

Records Breached: 

13,000 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

About 13,000 employees at Pfizer Inc., including about 5,000 from Connecticut, had their personal information compromised when a company laptop and flash drive were stolen. No Social Security numbers were on the laptop, but names, home addresses, home telephone numbers, employee ID numbers, positions and salaries were possibly compromised.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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