ABC Phones, ACC Communications

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 29, 2007
geo: 
Greenville , NC
United States
North Carolina US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Two men found a box in a dumpster. The cell phone business recently moved and threw away documents that contained personal information from customers. The information contained driver's license numbers, Social Security number, bank accophonesunt numbers, credit card numbers, work and home addresses.

Source: 
Media

Not Your Average Joe's

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 24, 2007
geo: 
Dartmouth , MA
United States
Massachusetts US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Massachusetts restaurants were targeted by an individual or individuals seeking to illegally obtain credit card data. The data that was compromised included credit card numbers, expiration date and name associated with the card.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Administaff Inc.

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 16, 2007
geo: 
Houston , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

159,000

Current and former workers personal data may be compromised because of a stolen laptop. The data wasn't encrypted when it was stored on the portable computer, which is password-protected. Data stored on the laptop included names, addresses and Social Security numbers for most employees paid by Administaff in 2006.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Wheels Inc., Pfizer

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 10, 2007
geo: 
Des Plaines , IL
United States
Illinois US
Records Breached: 

1,800 + 23 Not included in Total because it is not clear if SSNs were exposed.

The spouses and domestic partners of about 1,800 Pfizer employees, including 23 from Connecticut, learned late last month about a data breach at Wheels Inc., which provides cars to the company, mostly for use by its sales force. The breach at Wheels, first reported by the Pharmalot Web site, released onto the Internet names, addresses, birth dates and driver's license numbers, but not Social Security numbers, according to the company.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Semtech

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 8, 2007
geo: 
Camarillo , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A laptop computer and other personal belongings were stolen from one of Semtech's vendors. The computer was not stolen from a Semtech facility, but may have contained computerized data relating to Semtech employees. Semtech declined to provide further details of the incident, such as what personal employee data may have been put at risk, when the theft happened or how long it took the company to inform its workers of the potential breach.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Voxant.com

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 13, 2007
geo: 
Reston , VA
United States
Virginia US
Extra Info: 

 (703) 964-0696

Records Breached: 

4,500

The Voxant online ecommerce store server was hacked using what appeared to be a typical phishing scheme. The server is seperate from the primary business at www.voxant.com. The affected server was immediately taken offline and removed the offending phising pages. Encrypted credit card numbers could have been accessed during the incident. Although the credit card numbers were encrypted, the encryption key was not well protected.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Forrester Research

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 5, 2007
geo: 
Cambridge , MA
United States
Massachusetts US
Records Breached: 

unknown

Thieves stole a laptop from the home of a Forrester Research employee, potentially exposing the names, addresses and Social Security numbers of an undisclosed number of current and former employees and directors.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Deloitte & Touche

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 14, 2007
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A laptop containing the personal information of an undisclosed number of Deloitte & Touche partners, principals and employees was stolen while in possession of a contractor responsible for scanning the accounting firm's pension fund documents. The computer contained confidential data, including names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, and other personnel information, such as hire and termination dates.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Rampage Marketing Services

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 20, 2008
geo: 
Columbus , OH
United States
Ohio US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The company, a licensed insurance agency, threw 14 boxes of files containing sensitive financial and medical information into a trash bin. An insurance agent for another company noticed the boxes in the shared bin and sent them back to the Insurance Department

Source: 
Media

Affordable Realty

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 19, 2008
geo: 
Flint , MI
United States
Michigan US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Social Security numbers and financial records of customers. Affordable Realty occupied office space inside the Ben Agree building on Dort Highway for years. The company was evicted and all of its sensitive customer information ended up outside in a dumpster or on the ground nearby.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Pages

Showing 381-390 of 708 results
Subscribe to BSO