Mooresville's Dry Cleaning Station

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 5, 2009
geo: 
Mooresville , NC
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A Mooresville dry cleaner skipped town, taking her clients' clothes and credit card numbers with her.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

phpBB.com

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 5, 2009
geo: 
Bellevue , WA
United States
Records Breached: 

400,000 Not added to total; SSNs were not accessed.

A popular bulletin board software package has been taken offline following a security breach that gave an attacker full access to a database containing names, email, address, and hashed passwords for its entire user base. The attacker gained access through an unpatched security bug in PHPlist, a third-party email application.

Source: 
Media

Kaspersky

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 8, 2009
geo: 
Woburn , MA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An unidentified hacker gained access to databases used by the usa.kaspersky.com Web site, allowing access to users' accounts, activation codes and possibly personal data about Kaspersky customers. Kaspersky Lab is a security software company.

Source: 
Media

State Farm Insurance

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 13, 2008
geo: 
Surprise , AZ
United States
Records Breached: 

137

An employee of State Farm fraudulently used customer information to open credit-card accounts. Customers' Social Security numbers, driver's license numbers, addresses and possibly financial account numbers could have been accessed.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Kingston Tax Service

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 19, 2008
geo: 
Kingston , WA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Office computers were stolen from the business. On each of the computers is information which can be used by identity thieves including credit card information and Social Security numbers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Dominion Enterprises

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 18, 2008
geo: 
Richmond , VA
United States
Extra Info: 

(757) 351-7951

Records Breached: 

92,095

A computer server within InterActive Financial Marketing Group (IFMG), a division of Dominion Enterprises located in Richmond, Virginia, was hacked into and illegally accessed by an unknown and unauthorized third party between November 2007 and February 2008. The data intrusion resulted in the potential exposure of personal information, including the names, addresses, birth dates, and Social Security numbers of 92,095 applicants who submitted credit

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
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

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
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

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
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
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

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