Petroleum Wholesale

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 19, 2008
geo: 
Houston , TX
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The company dumped hundreds of records in a publicly accessible trash container outside its former headquarters. The records included receipts with customers' names and full credit or debit card numbers, including expiration dates. The records also included returned checks and forms containing customers' names and bank routing, driver's license and Social Security numbers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Colt Express Outsourcing Services, CNET Networks

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 23, 2008
geo: 
Walnut Creek , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

17241

Burglars stole computer systems from the offices of the company that administers the Internet publisher's benefit plans. The computers contained names, birth dates, Social Security numbers and employment information of the beneficiaries of CNET's health insurance plans. CNET was only one of several clients affected.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Weber Law Firm

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 15, 2008
geo: 
Houston , TX
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Sheriff's deputies uncovered hundreds of people's personal financial files that had been discarded in a dumpster in northwest Houston. Box after box of records including personal financial records, documents with Social Security numbers, people's medical files and more were found in the dumpster.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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

Facebook

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 28, 2008
geo: 
Palo Alto , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown 80 million Not added to total since the breach is not SSNs or financial account data.

Facebook accidentally publicly revealed personal information about its members, which could be useful to identity thieves. The full dates of birth of many of Facebook's 80 million active users were visible to others, even if the individual member had requested that the information remained confidential.

Source: 
Media

Ohio Department of Job & Family Services, Delphi Automotive

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 1, 2008
geo: 
Columbus , OH
United States
Records Breached: 

2,600

A flash drive with Social Security numbers and other personal information from former Dayton-area Delphi workers was removed from the unattended laptop of a state employee and is missing. The drive included the names, addresses, telephone numbers as well as the Social Security numbers of the workers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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

Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 12, 2005
geo: 
San Diego , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

45,000 employees

On January 25 thieves broke into a SAIC facility and stole computers containing personal information of past and current employees. Stolen information included names, Social Security numbers, addresses, phone numbers and records of financial transactions.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Buffalo Bisons and Choice One Online

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 14, 2006
geo: 
Buffalo , NY
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A hacker accessed sensitive financial information including the credit card numbers names, and passwords of customers who ordered items online. The Bisons mailed letters to affected customers and notified American Express, MasterCard, Discover, and Visa.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Ernst & Young

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 13, 2006
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
Extra Info: 

Additional locations: Throughout the US and UK

38,000 BP employee in U.S. In addition to Sun, Cisco and IBM employees.

Records Breached: 

38,000

A laptop containing the names, dates of birth, genders, family sizes, Social Security numbers and tax identifiers for current and previous IBM, Sun Microsystems, Cisco, Nokia and BP employees was stolen from a locked car. While Ernst and Young waited until pressured to inform a majority of those affected about the breach, at least one CEO from the affected companies was contacted immediately.

Source: 
Security Breach Letter

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