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
California US
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

Bristol-Myers Squibb

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
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

Weber Law Firm

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
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

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
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

SunGard, Connecticut State University System, Buffalo State, Northwest Missouri State University

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 17, 2008
Records Breached: 

Unknown

At least 18 colleges are scrambling to inform tens of thousands of students they are at risk of having their identities stolen. A laptop computer that was stolen from a vendor contained the data of current and former students from the four state universities, including Western Connecticut State University. The computer was password-protected but contained unencrypted files with personally identifiable data, including names and Social Security numbers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Allied Waste

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 12, 2008
geo: 
Boston , MA
United States
Massachusetts US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A strap on a garage truck snapped and sent reams of intact financial reports over downtown Boston streets.

Source: 
Media

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

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

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

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