KSL Services, Inc.

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 10, 2006
geo: 
Los Alamos , NM
United States
Records Breached: 

Approximately 1,000

A disk containing the personal information of approximately 1,000 KSL employees is missing. KSL is a contractor for Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

H&R Block

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 22, 2005
geo: 
Kansas City , MO
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Many past and present customers received unsolicited copies of the program TaxCut that displayed their Social Security numbers on the outside, embedded in a lengthy string of code.

Source: 
Security Breach Letter

Segal Group of New York, via a Vermont state agency website

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 8, 2006
geo: 
Montpelier , VT
United States
Records Breached: 

1,100

Names and SSNs of several hundred physicians, psychologists and other health care providers were mistakenly posted online by Segal Group, a contractor hired by the state to put its health management contract out for bid. The information was posted from May 12 to June 19. It was discovered when a doctor found her own SSN online.  A Vermont state agency used to call for bids on state contracts was involved.  

Source: 
Dataloss DB

American Airlines

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 20, 2007
geo: 
Fort Worth , TX
United States
Records Breached: 

365

Personal information including Social Security numbers of pilots and other employees at American Airlines, including the chief executive, was exposed on a company Web site.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

phpBB.com

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 5, 2009
geo: 
Bellevue , WA
United States
Records Breached: 

400,000 Not added to total; SSNs were not accessed.

A popular bulletin board software package has been taken offline following a security breach that gave an attacker full access to a database containing names, email, address, and hashed passwords for its entire user base. The attacker gained access through an unpatched security bug in PHPlist, a third-party email application.

Source: 
Media

Link Staffing Services

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 27, 2006
geo: 
Houston , TX
United States
Records Breached: 

332,000

On September 26 it was discovered that a computer server was stolen during an office burglary. The server had employee names and Social Security numbers. Current and former employees were notified at the end of October after an investigation of the breach.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Mountain Xpress (Greenline Media Inc.)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 23, 2007
geo: 
Asheville , NC
United States
Records Breached: 

6,540

Someone launched a dictionary attack on the email server. The hacker obtained a user name and password that allowed access to an internal database that stored credit card numbers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Carus Publishing Company

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 8, 2007
geo: 
Petersborough , NH
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Hackers obtained access to customer information located on the Company's website. The breach occurred sometime between April and May. Customer names, addresses, credit card numbers and types of credit cards were downloaded by the hackers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

OfficeTeam

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 30, 2007
geo: 
Manchester , NH
United States
Records Breached: 

237

A staffing professional from OfficeTeam sent an email to individuals. The email included the email addresses and Social Security numbers of all the recipients of the email. At least 237 New Hampshire residents were affected by the incident, but the total number of individuals affected nationwide was not reported.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Arteis

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 7, 2007
geo: 
Palo Alto , CA
United States
Extra Info: 

The location listed is Hewlett-Packard Company's headquarters. Hewlett-Packard acquired Arteis in May of 2007.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

In January, Arteis discovered that an unauthorized person had accessed certain files. Customer names, addresses and credit card numbers may have been exposed.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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