Occidental Petroleum Corporation

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 14, 2009
geo: 
Dallas , TX
United States
Extra Info: 

(800) 733-0085

Records Breached: 

Unknown

A former employee emailed himself (to personal email account) a spreadsheet of employee names, addresses, empolyee identification numbers, birth dates, starting dates, retirement dates and Social Security numbers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Continental Airlines

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
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

Innodata Isogen, Inc.

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 13, 2009
geo: 
Hackensack , NJ
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Laptop stolen from an employee's car contained names, addresses, Social Security numbers of current and former employees.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Genica, Geeks.com

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 7, 2009
geo: 
Oceanside , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Genica dba Geeks.com (Genica) recently discovered that customer information, including Visa credit card information, may have been compromised. In particular, it is possible that an unauthorized person may be in possession of your names, addresses, telephone numbers, email addresses, credit card numbers, expiration dates, and card verification numbers. They are still investigating the details of this incident, but it appears that

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Pulte Homes Las Vegas Division

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 25, 2008
geo: 
Las Vegas , NV
United States
Records Breached: 

16,000

A box containing computer backup tapes was stolen. Computer tapes holding private customer information including names, addresses, driver's license numbers and financial account numbers were stolen from a Pulte Homes office in Las Vegas.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

B.J. Accessories and Tax Preparation

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 21, 2008
geo: 
New Bern , NC
United States
Records Breached: 

70

A computer was stolen containing identity information on about 70 people. Information on the computer may have had Social Security Numbers on it.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Southern Satellite

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 2, 2009
geo: 
Orange City , FL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Hundreds of folders containing names, addresses, Social Security numbers and credit card information were found in a dumpster.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

SRA International

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 3, 2009
geo: 
Fairfax , VA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Malicious software may have allowed hackers to get access to data maintained by SRA, including employee names, addresses, Social Security numbers, dates of birth and healthcare provider information.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Dezonia Group

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
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

Sprint

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 11, 2009
geo: 
Overland Park , KS
United States
Extra Info: 

(800) 300-6868

Records Breached: 

Unknown (It does not appear that SSNs or financial account numbers were exposed.)

Sprint is warning several thousand customers that a former employee sold or otherwise provided their account data without permission. It appears this employee may have provided customer information to a third party in violation of Sprint policy and state law. They have terminated this employee. The information that may have been compromised includes name, address, wireless phone number, Sprint account number, security question answer, and the name of the authorized point of contact for account.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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