Petroleum Wholesale

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
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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

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

WellPoint

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 8, 2008
geo: 
Indianapolis , IN
United States
Indiana US
Records Breached: 

128,000

Personal information that may have included Social Security numbers and pharmacy or medical data for customers in several states was exposed online over the past year.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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

Indianapolis Power and Light

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 4, 2007
geo: 
Indianapolis , IN
United States
Indiana US
Extra Info: 

(317) 261-4845

Records Breached: 

3,000

The private information of thousands of customers was inadvertently posted online for up to four years. Data included names, addresses and Social Security numbers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Battelle & Battelle LLC

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 1, 2007
geo: 
Oakwood , OH
United States
Ohio US
Extra Info: 

Other organizations: Community Blood Bank, Ohio Masonic Home

Records Breached: 

600

A laptop was stolen from a Battelle & Battelle LLC employee's vehicle.  The laptop contained information on an audit of the Community Blood Center's 401K plan as well as information on the employees of Springfield-based Ohio Masonic Home.  The stolen laptop needs multiple levels of authentication in order to access the sensitive data, according to a representative of Battelle.  Masonic Home officials report 600 of its employees were affected.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

A.J. Falciani Realty Company

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 16, 2007
geo: 
Vineland , NJ
United States
New Jersey US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Computers containing the personal information of between 500 to 1,000 clients of A.J. Falciani Realty Company were taken in a burglary. Many of the stolen computers stored the names, addresses, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, telephone numbers and other information on the company's clients.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

ABC Phones, ACC Communications

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 29, 2007
geo: 
Greenville , NC
United States
North Carolina US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Two men found a box in a dumpster. The cell phone business recently moved and threw away documents that contained personal information from customers. The information contained driver's license numbers, Social Security number, bank accophonesunt numbers, credit card numbers, work and home addresses.

Source: 
Media

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