Genica, Geeks.com

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 7, 2009
geo: 
Oceanside , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Genica dba Geeks.com (Genica) recently discovered that customer information, including Visa credit card information, may have been compromised. In particular, it is possible that an unauthorized person may be in possession of your names, addresses, telephone numbers, email addresses, credit card numbers, expiration dates, and card verification numbers. They are still investigating the details of this incident, but it appears that

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Pulte Homes Las Vegas Division

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 25, 2008
geo: 
Las Vegas , NV
United States
Nevada US
Records Breached: 

16,000

A box containing computer backup tapes was stolen. Computer tapes holding private customer information including names, addresses, driver's license numbers and financial account numbers were stolen from a Pulte Homes office in Las Vegas.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

B.J. Accessories and Tax Preparation

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 21, 2008
geo: 
New Bern , NC
United States
North Carolina US
Records Breached: 

70

A computer was stolen containing identity information on about 70 people. Information on the computer may have had Social Security Numbers on it.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Law office of former Texas attorney

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 20, 2008
geo: 
Rio Grande Valley , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

627

An individual purchased a used computer and memory stick from a pawn shop. He discovered sensitive information on the computer and traced it to the law office of a Texas attorney who no longer practices law. The attorney, Aaron Pena, Jr., is now a Texas State Representative. His spokesperson told news sources that the computer's hard drive had been wiped before the machine was donated to charity. The news team visited other pawn shops and found

Source: 
Media

Express Scripts

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 6, 2008
geo: 
St. Louis , MO
United States
Missouri US
Records Breached: 

700000

Express Scripts has received a letter demanding money from the company under the threat of exposing records of millions of patients. The letter, included personal information on 75 people covered by Express Scripts, including birth dates, Social Security numbers and prescription information. Express manages prescription benefits for roughly 50 million people.

UPDATE 10/1/09: Express Scripts notified about 700,000 consumers that their records may have been breached.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

KRM Management

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 22, 2008
geo: 
Fresno , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

5,700

Offices of KRM Management were broken into and stole two dozen computers, on one of those hard drives were Social Security numbers, birthdates and addresses. One missing laptop computer is causing the most concern. It contained sensitive and confidential information on close to 5700 city employees who filed worker's comp claims dating back to 1973. Hundreds are or were police officers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

The Planet

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 17, 2008
geo: 
Houston , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

25,000

A security breach that may have affected the customer portal account and server passwords, was discovered. The Planet identified the methods by which the systems were compromised and have closed those holes. Only two user accounts were definitely affected, and no credit card information is believed to have been compromised.

Source: 
Media

Occidental Petroleum Corporation

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 14, 2009
geo: 
Dallas , TX
United States
Texas US
Extra Info: 

(800) 733-0085

Records Breached: 

Unknown

A former employee emailed himself (to personal email account) a spreadsheet of employee names, addresses, empolyee identification numbers, birth dates, starting dates, retirement dates and Social Security numbers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Monster.com

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 23, 2009
geo: 
Maynard , MA
United States
Massachusetts US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Their database was illegally accessed and user IDs, passwords, names, e-mail addresses, birth dates, gender, ethnicity, and in some cases, users' states of residence were stolen.

Source: 
Media

Citi Habitats

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 27, 2009
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

During a refurbishing of their office, paper that should have been shredded was improperly placed as trash. Information found blowing in the street included bank statements, 401k statements, credit reports, tax returns, driver's licenses, names, phone numbers and Social Security numbers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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