State Farm Insurance

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 13, 2008
geo: 
Surprise , AZ
United States
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

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

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

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

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

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

Comcast

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 16, 2009
geo: 
Philadelphia , PA
United States
Records Breached: 

4,000 Not added to total. SSNs and financial account numbers were not accessed.

A list of over 8,000 Comcast user names and passwords were available to the public via Scribd for two months, before a Wilkes University professor discovered it over the weekend after doing a search for his identity online. Comcast is saying it looks like the result of a phishing scam and isn't an inside job, and that there are so many duplicate entries on the list that it's closer to 4,000 customers who were exposed.

Source: 
Media

Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 12, 2005
geo: 
San Diego , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

45,000 employees

On January 25 thieves broke into a SAIC facility and stole computers containing personal information of past and current employees. Stolen information included names, Social Security numbers, addresses, phone numbers and records of financial transactions.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Union Pacific

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 16, 2006
geo: 
Omaha , NE
United States
Records Breached: 

30,000

On April 29th, an employee's laptop was stolen that contained data for current and former Union Pacific employees, including names, birth dates and Social Security numbers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Ernst & Young

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 1, 2006
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
Extra Info: 

Additional locations: Throughout the US and UK. Breach occurred in Texas.

Records Breached: 

243,000

A laptop containing names, addresses and credit or debit card information of Hotels.com customers was stolen from an employee's car in Texas.

Source: 
Media

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