Collections Lawyers Pellegrino & Feldstein

Type of breach: 
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Date Breach Made Public: 
April 24, 2008
geo: 
Denville , NJ
United States
New Jersey US
Records Breached: 

530

Consumer information somehow escaped the New Jersey law offices and ended up posted on several websites. The Liberty Coalition discovered cached versions of an Excel file that contained the full names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, addresses, account numbers, and financial information.

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Dataloss DB

Colt Express Outsourcing Services, CNET Networks

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Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 23, 2008
geo: 
Walnut Creek , CA
United States
California US
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

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Date Breach Made Public: 
July 15, 2008
geo: 
Houston , TX
United States
Texas US
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

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Date Breach Made Public: 
July 17, 2008
geo: 
Jacksonville , FL
United States
Florida US
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

KRM Management

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Date Breach Made Public: 
October 22, 2008
geo: 
Fresno , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

5,700

Offices of KRM Management were broken into and stole two dozen computers, on one of those hard drives were Social Security numbers, birthdates and addresses. One missing laptop computer is causing the most concern. It contained sensitive and confidential information on close to 5700 city employees who filed worker's comp claims dating back to 1973. Hundreds are or were police officers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

The Planet

Type of breach: 
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Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 17, 2008
geo: 
Houston , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

25,000

A security breach that may have affected the customer portal account and server passwords, was discovered. The Planet identified the methods by which the systems were compromised and have closed those holes. Only two user accounts were definitely affected, and no credit card information is believed to have been compromised.

Source: 
Media

State Farm Insurance

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Date Breach Made Public: 
September 13, 2008
geo: 
Surprise , AZ
United States
Arizona US
Records Breached: 

137

An employee of State Farm fraudulently used customer information to open credit-card accounts. Customers' Social Security numbers, driver's license numbers, addresses and possibly financial account numbers could have been accessed.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Kingston Tax Service

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Date Breach Made Public: 
August 19, 2008
geo: 
Kingston , WA
United States
Washington US
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

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
Virginia US
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

Charter Communications

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Date Breach Made Public: 
August 13, 2008
geo: 
Greenville , SC
United States
South Carolina US
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

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