Boeing

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 21, 2006
geo: 
Seattle , WA
United States
Records Breached: 

3,600 current and former employees

A laptop was taken from a Boeing human resources employee at Sea-Tac airport. It contained Social Security numbers and other personal information, including personnel information from the 2000 acquisition of Hughes Space and Communications.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Idaho Power Company

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 4, 2006
geo: 
Boise , ID
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Four company hard drives were sold on eBay containing hundreds of thousands of confidential company documents, employee names and Social Security numbers, and confidential memos to the company's CEO.

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

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

Automatic Data Processing (ADP)

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 17, 2006
geo: 
Roseland , NJ
United States
Records Breached: 

80

Personal and payroll information of workers were intended to be faxed between ADP offices and were mistakenly sent to a third party.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

AAAAA Rent-A-Space

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 26, 2006
geo: 
Colma , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

13,000

Customer's account information including name, address, credit card, and Social Security number was easily accessible due to a security gap in AAAAA's online payment system.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Automatic Data Processing (ADP)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 6, 2006
geo: 
Roseland , NJ
United States
Records Breached: 

0

Payroll service company ADP gave scam-artist names, addresses, and number of shares held of investors, although apparently not SSNs or account numbers. The leak occurred from Nov. '05 to Feb. '06 and involved individual investors with 60 companies including Fidelity, UBS, Morgan Stanley, Bear Stearns, Citigroup, Merrill Lynch. Hundreds of thousands of investors may have been affected.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Nelnet Inc., UPS

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 18, 2006
geo: 
Lincoln , NE
United States
Extra Info: 

(800) 552-7925

Records Breached: 

188,000

A computer tape containing personal information of student loan customers and parents, mostly from Colorado, was lost when shipped via UPS. The loans were previously serviced by College Access Network between November 1, 2002 and May 31, 2006.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Armstrong World Industries, Deloitte & Touche

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 25, 2006
geo: 
Lancaster County , PA
United States
Records Breached: 

12,000

A laptop containing personal information of current and former employers was stolen. The computer was in the possession of the company's auditor, Deloitte & Touche. Data included names, home addresses, phone numbers, SSNs, employee ID numbers, salary data, and bank account numbers of employees who have their checks directly deposited.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Cablevision Systems Corp., ACS, FedEx

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 25, 2006
geo: 
Bethpage , NY
United States
Extra Info: 

Additional locations: Dallas, TX, Connecticut, New Jersey and New York

Records Breached: 

13,700 current and former employees

A tape en route to the company's 401(k) plan record-keeper ACS was lost when shipped by FedEx to Dallas, TX. No customer data was on the tape.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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