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

Charter Communications

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 13, 2008
geo: 
Greenville , SC
United States
Records Breached: 

9,000

Computers were stolen from the company's Greenville offices and contained records of more than 9,000 Charter employees nationwide. The information included Social Security numbers, dates of birth and driver's license numbers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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
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

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

Northeast Security

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

SAIC

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

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