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

The Clear Program Fast-pass Registered Travel program for airline passengers, operated by Verified Identity Pass for the U.S. Transportation Security Admin.

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 5, 2008
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
Records Breached: 

33,000

A laptop containing personal information for about 33,000 people was reported stolen in a possible security breach for the Clear Program. The laptop was stolen at San Francisco International Airport. The stolen information included names, addresses, dates of birth, and driver's license numbers or passport numbers.

Source: 
Media

Charter Communications

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 13, 2008
geo: 
Greenville , SC
United States
Records Breached: 

9,000

Computers were stolen from the company's Greenville offices and contained records of more than 9,000 Charter employees nationwide. The information included Social Security numbers, dates of birth and driver's license numbers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Dominion Enterprises

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 18, 2008
geo: 
Richmond , VA
United States
Extra Info: 

(757) 351-7951

Records Breached: 

92,095

A computer server within InterActive Financial Marketing Group (IFMG), a division of Dominion Enterprises located in Richmond, Virginia, was hacked into and illegally accessed by an unknown and unauthorized third party between November 2007 and February 2008. The data intrusion resulted in the potential exposure of personal information, including the names, addresses, birth dates, and Social Security numbers of 92,095 applicants who submitted credit

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Kingston Tax Service

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 19, 2008
geo: 
Kingston , WA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Office computers were stolen from the business. On each of the computers is information which can be used by identity thieves including credit card information and Social Security numbers.

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

Cricket Communications

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 19, 2007
geo: 
Omaha , NE
United States
Records Breached: 

300

Documents stolen from store result in loss of 300 credit card numbers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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