News accounts are not clear as to source, but thought to be a realty office

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 2, 2007
geo: 
Las Vegas , NV
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

About 40 boxes of financial paperwork, thought to be from loan applications, was found in a dumpster. One of the boxes visible to news reporters was said to contain paperwork with bank account details, photocopies of driver's licenses, SSNs and other private information.

Source: 
Media

KB Home

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 18, 2007
geo: 
Charleston , SC
United States
Records Breached: 

2,700

A computer was stolen from one of the home builder's offices. It likely contained names, addresses, and SSNs of people who had visited the sales office for Foxbank Plantation in Berkeley County near Charleston.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

CTS Tax Service

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 3, 2007
geo: 
Cassopolis , MI
United States
Records Breached: 

800

The computer and hard drive of a tax preparation company were stolen. Data included names, bank account numbers, routing numbers, birthdates, SSNs, and addresses.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Speedmark

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 22, 2007
geo: 
Woodlands , TX
United States
Records Breached: 

35,000

Thieves stole several computers, one of which contained a database with personally identifying information including names, addresses, e-mail accounts, and Social Security numbers of Speedmark's mystery shopper employees and contractors.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Dai Nippon

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 12, 2007
Extra Info: 

The incident occurred outside of the U.S. and the companies affected were not disclosed.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

A former contract worker of a Japanese commercial printing company stole nearly 9 million pieces of private data on customers from 43 clients, including U.S. companies. The stolen data includes confidential information such as names, addresses and credit card numbers intended for use in direct mailing and other printing services. Customers of U.S.-based American Home Assurance Co. and Toyota Motor were affected.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC)

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 19, 2007
geo: 
Boise , ID
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Barrels filled with thousands of sensitive documents including printed copies of e-mail and performance evaluations along with documents marked “internal use only – not for public release” and “for official use only” were found on the curb outside of SAIC's local office.

Source: 
Media

TurboTax

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 9, 2007
geo: 
San Diego , CA
United States
Extra Info: 

The location listed is the headquarters of TurboTax's developer Intuit Consumer Tax Group.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

Using TurboTax online to access previous returns, a Nebraska woman was able to access tax returns for other Turbo Tax customers in different parts of the country. The returns contained personal information needed to e-file including bank account numbers with routing digits and Social Security numbers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Ceridian Corp.

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 26, 2007
geo: 
Minneapolis , MN
United States
Records Breached: 

150

A former employee had data containing the personal information of employees including ID and bank-account data and then, accidentally posted it on a personal Web site.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Google Ads

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 27, 2007
geo: 
Mountain View , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Top sponsored Google ads linked to 20 popular search terms were found to install a malware program on users' computers to capture personal information and access online accounts for 100 different banks.

Source: 
Media

Caterpillar, Inc., SBA Inc.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 27, 2007
geo: 
Peoria , IL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A laptop computer containing personal data of employees including Social Security numbers, banking information and addresses was stolen from a benefits consultant that works with the company.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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