State Farm Insurance

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 13, 2008
geo: 
Surprise , AZ
United States
Arizona US
Records Breached: 

137

An employee of State Farm fraudulently used customer information to open credit-card accounts. Customers' Social Security numbers, driver's license numbers, addresses and possibly financial account numbers could have been accessed.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Whistle Junction restaurant

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 15, 2006
geo: 
Orlando , FL
United States
Florida US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Personnel files of employees of the now-closed restaurant were found in a nearby Dumpster. Papers included names and SSNs of former employees,

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
Nebraska US
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

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
New Jersey US
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

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
California US
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 breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 17, 2006
geo: 
Roseland , NJ
United States
New Jersey US
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

Union Pacific

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 16, 2006
geo: 
Omaha , NE
United States
Nebraska US
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

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
New York US
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

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
Idaho US
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

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
Washington US
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

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