MTV Networks

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 8, 2008
geo: 
Los Angeles , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

5,000

Computer files with confidential data on employees at MTV Networks were breached by someone outside the company. Personal information in the files included names, birth dates, Social Security numbers and compensation data.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Kaft Foods

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 3, 2008
geo: 
Northfield , IL
United States
Illinois US
Records Breached: 

20,000

A company-owned laptop computer was stolen from an employee of Kraft Foods traveling on company business. The laptop contained the names and may have contained Social Security numbers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Lexmark International

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 15, 2008
geo: 
Lexington , KY
United States
Kentucky US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The employee personal data was inadvertently exposed, it included Social Security numbers, dates of birth, along with names and addresses. The data was accessed by two unknown parties when the data was loaded to a company file sharing site.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Wheels Inc., Pfizer

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 10, 2007
geo: 
Des Plaines , IL
United States
Illinois US
Records Breached: 

1,800 + 23 Not included in Total because it is not clear if SSNs were exposed.

The spouses and domestic partners of about 1,800 Pfizer employees, including 23 from Connecticut, learned late last month about a data breach at Wheels Inc., which provides cars to the company, mostly for use by its sales force. The breach at Wheels, first reported by the Pharmalot Web site, released onto the Internet names, addresses, birth dates and driver's license numbers, but not Social Security numbers, according to the company.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Dairy Queen

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 17, 2010
geo: 
Hanceville , AL
United States
Alabama US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Hanceville police are cautioning residents to be on guard against a sophisticated debit card wire scam that has leached hundreds of thousands of dollars from customers whose card numbers have been stolen remotely from pay terminals at one or more local businesses. The primary target in the theft so far has been the Dairy Queen restaurant. It's unsure whether this is ultimately involving other businesses. At the Dairy Queen location, somebody has apparently

Source: 
Dataloss DB

LexisNexis

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 13, 2009
geo: 
Dayton , OH
United States
Ohio US
Records Breached: 

13,329

LexisNexis has warned more than 13,000 consumers that a Florida man who is facing charges in an alleged mafia racketeering conspiracy may have accessed some of the same sensitive consumer databases that were once used to track terrorists. The accused would provide names, addresses and account numbers as part of a fake check-cashing operation. But he's also accused of using computer databases to get information on potential extortion or assault targets as well

Source: 
Dataloss DB

AT&T

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 8, 2009
geo: 
Chicago , IL
United States
Illinois US
Records Breached: 

2,100

A temporary employee for AT&T was arrested today on charges she stole personal information on 2,100 co-workers and then pocketed more than $70,000 by taking out short-term payday loans in the names of 130 of them.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Blackbaud Inc.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 17, 2009
geo: 
Charleston , SC
United States
South Carolina US
Records Breached: 

84,000

A computer that was stolen from a car in Charleston, SC, last year contained personal financial information on 84,000 University of North Dakota donors. The missing laptop belonged to Daniel Island-based software giant Blackbaud Inc., which stressed that all of the information was password-protected and encrypted.

Source: 
Media

T-Mobile USA

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 7, 2009
geo: 
Bellevue , WA
United States
Washington US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

T-Mobile USA is investigating claims that a hacker has broken into its data bases and stolen customer and company information. Someone anonymously posted the claims on the security mailing list Full Disclosure. In that post, the hacker claims to have gotten access to everything -- their databases, confidential documents, scripts and programs from their servers, financial documents up to 2009. They claim they have been in touch with the carrier's competitors

Source: 
Media

Spencer House Apartment Complex

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 5, 2009
geo: 
Beaverton , OR
United States
Oregon US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Residents at an apartment complex blamed apartment management Monday for leaving their personal information out in the open. The documents were found in an unlocked public container that was sitting off a side street in their apartment complex. The documents included Social Security numbers, addresses, phone numbers, immigration numbers and names.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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