Petroleum Wholesale

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

Wheeler's Moving Company

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 10, 2008
geo: 
Boca Raton , FL
United States
Florida US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Personal files with tax information, Social Security numbers and license numbers, were found in a Boca Raton dumpster.

Source: 
Media

AT&T

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 22, 2008
geo: 
San Antonio , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A laptop was stolen from the car of an employee. The data on the computer was not encrypted -- a violation of company policy -- and included names, Social Security numbers and in some cases, salary and bonus information.

Source: 
Security Breach Letter

Pfizer

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 12, 2008
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
New York US
Extra Info: 

(866) 274-3891

Records Breached: 

13,000 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

About 13,000 employees at Pfizer Inc., including about 5,000 from Connecticut, had their personal information compromised when a company laptop and flash drive were stolen. No Social Security numbers were on the laptop, but names, home addresses, home telephone numbers, employee ID numbers, positions and salaries were possibly compromised.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

SAIC

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 7, 2008
geo: 
MD
United States
Maryland US
Extra Info: 

The breach appears to have occurred somewhere in Maryland.  Please call (877) 277-8001 for more information.

Records Breached: 

4,690

SAIC stockholders are at risk of identity theft after a box of magnetic backup tapes went missing. The tapes contained names, addresses, Social Security numbers, stock account information, transaction activity and possibly bank account numbers for current or former shareholders.

Source: 
Media

Northeast Security

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 6, 2008
geo: 
West Haven , MA
United States
Massachusetts US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

News Channel 8 found Social Security numbers, bank account numbers and even canceled checks inside a dumpster. The files appear to belong to Northeast Security, a subcontractor for Safe Home Security, based out of Rocky Hill. Northeast Security recently moved out of a West Haven storefront, and it seems they left their clients personal information behind.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

International Visa Service

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 6, 2008
geo: 
Atlanta , GA
United States
Georgia US
Records Breached: 

1,000

An employee has been arrested and charged with stealing the personal information of people who were applying for a passport and sold the identities on the black market.

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
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

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
Ohio US
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

B.J. Accessories and Tax Preparation

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 21, 2008
geo: 
New Bern , NC
United States
North Carolina US
Records Breached: 

70

A computer was stolen containing identity information on about 70 people. Information on the computer may have had Social Security Numbers on it.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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