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

Google

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

(Not added to total. It does not appear that SSNs or financial account numbers were exposed.)

Google contacted some of its users to let them know about a situation that affected its Google Docs users. They believe the problem affected less than 0.05% of all documents. Google identified and fixed a bug where a small percentage of users shared some of their documents inadvertently. The bug occurred when the document owner, or a collaborator with sharing rights, selected multiple documents and presentations from the documents list and then

Source: 
Media

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 16, 2009
geo: 
Parsippany , NJ
United States
Records Breached: 

21,000

In mid-September 2008, the company discovered that a sophisticated hacker penetrated the computer systems of one of the hotels. By going through the centralized network connection, the hacker was then able to access and download information from several, but not all, of the other WHR properties and create a unique file containing payment card information of a small percentage of WHR customers. Potentially exposed through this breach are guest and/or

Source: 
Dataloss DB

SemGroup LP

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 10, 2009
geo: 
Tulsa , OK
United States
Records Breached: 

160

Online banking bandits pulled thousands of dollars from the accounts of current and former employees after personal information was inadvertently left on a bankruptcy court document made public.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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

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

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

Law office of former Texas attorney

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 20, 2008
geo: 
Rio Grande Valley , TX
United States
Records Breached: 

627

An individual purchased a used computer and memory stick from a pawn shop. He discovered sensitive information on the computer and traced it to the law office of a Texas attorney who no longer practices law. The attorney, Aaron Pena, Jr., is now a Texas State Representative. His spokesperson told news sources that the computer's hard drive had been wiped before the machine was donated to charity. The news team visited other pawn shops and found

Source: 
Media

Bristol-Myers Squibb

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

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