MTV Networks

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 8, 2008
geo: 
Los Angeles , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

5,000

Computer files with confidential data on employees at MTV Networks were breached by someone outside the company. Personal information in the files included names, birth dates, Social Security numbers and compensation data.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Kaft Foods

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 3, 2008
geo: 
Northfield , IL
United States
Illinois US
Records Breached: 

20,000

A company-owned laptop computer was stolen from an employee of Kraft Foods traveling on company business. The laptop contained the names and may have contained Social Security numbers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Lexmark International

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 15, 2008
geo: 
Lexington , KY
United States
Kentucky US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The employee personal data was inadvertently exposed, it included Social Security numbers, dates of birth, along with names and addresses. The data was accessed by two unknown parties when the data was loaded to a company file sharing site.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Systematic Automation Inc

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 15, 2008
geo: 
Fullerton , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

40,000

Police filed possession of stolen property charges against a prison parolee who was arrested for having a computer with more than 40,000 names, addresses and Social Security numbers of California residents. The computer was stolen from Systematic Automation Inc., which processes individualized annual statements customized for employees with a summary of their health and other employee benefits. The hard drive contained employee information from

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Administrative Systems, Inc

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 10, 2008
geo: 
Seattle , WA
United States
Washington US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A desktop computer stolen from an Administrative Systems, Inc. (ASI) office in Seattle contained names and sensitive information about customers or employees of several of the firm's clients: Continental American Medical, EyeMed Vision/Kelly Services Vision, and Jefferson Pilot Financial Dental. Personal details may have included name, date of birth, mailing address, and Social Security number, depending on the service being provided.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Robotics Industries Association

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 3, 2008
geo: 
Ann Arbor , MI
United States
Michigan US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A hacker accessed the administration site for Robotics Online gaining access to individual orders that contained credit card information. Seven residents of NH were affected, but national totals were not indicated.

Source: 
Media

Workers Compensation Fund

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 2, 2008
geo: 
Salt Lake City , UT
United States
Utah US
Records Breached: 

2,800

Officials with one of Utah's largest insurance companies are searching for a stolen laptop containing Social Security numbers and other personal information for about 2,800 people and 1,400 companies. The computer was taken from a car parked in the home garage of an auditor for the Workers Compensation Fund.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Pfizer

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 4, 2007
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
New York US
Extra Info: 

(866) 274-3891

Records Breached: 

34,000

A security breach may have caused employees' names, Social Security numbers, addresses, dates of birth, phone numbers, bank account numbers, credit card information, signatures and other personal information to be publicly exposed. The breach occurred late last year when a Pfizer employee removed copies of confidential information from a Pfizer computer system without the company's knowledge or approval. Pfizer didn't become aware of the breach until July 10.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

ChoicePoint

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 20, 2009
geo: 
Alpharetta , GA
United States
Georgia US
Records Breached: 

14,023

ChoicePoint has been fined $275,000 by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for a data breach that exposed personal information of 13,750 people last year. In April 2008, ChoicePoint turned off a key electronic security tool that it used to monitor access to one of its databases and failed to notice the problem for four months, according to an FTC statement. During that period, unauthorized searches were conducted for 30 days on a ChoicePoint database that

Source: 
Dataloss DB

FairPoint Communications Inc.

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 20, 2009
geo: 
Charlotte , NC
United States
North Carolina US
Records Breached: 

4,400

A worker's failure to abide by security precautions caused a portable data-storage device containing employee information to disappear. The device contained information for all current FairPoint employees and some former employees, or about 4,400 individuals in total. Such data may have included names, home addresses and phone numbers, Social Security numbers, birth dates and certain compensation and employment information.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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