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

GFK NOP LLC

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 4, 2007
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An employee's laptop was stolen from her car on May 29.  A payroll-related Excel file that contained the names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, state of residence and base rate of pay for employees.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Mercury Interactive, Hewlett-Packard

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 17, 2007
geo: 
Atlanta , GA
United States
Records Breached: 

1,425

A laptop belonging to an HP director was lost during a business trip to Atlanta, GA. The breach occurred in late July and involved the names, Social Security numbers, addresses, dates of birth, citizenship status and compensation information of Mercury Interactive employees.  Mercury Interactive was acquired by HP in November of 2006.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Voxant

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 31, 2007
geo: 
Reston , VA
United States
Records Breached: 

4,500

A hacker accessed the website and obtained personal information of customers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Applera

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 19, 2007
geo: 
Norwalk , CT
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A laptop was stolen from the car of an employee while it was in a parking lot on August 9. The laptop contained full names and Social Security numbers of employees. It is not clear if all 5,530 of Applera's employees were affected by the incident. At least 24 New Hampshire residents were affected.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Merlin Information Services

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 25, 2007
geo: 
Kalispell , MT
United States
Records Breached: 

2,297

The login information of a legitimate customer was compromised and an unauthorized individual may have accessed names, Social Security numbers and addresses of certain persons.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics Inc. (OCD)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 29, 2007
geo: 
Raritan , NJ
United States
Records Breached: 

4,285

An electronic folder that resided on a share drive at OCD was accessed by authorized users of the Johnson & Johnson computer system in North America for approximately six months.  The file should have only been accessed by authorized human resources personnel and included current and former employee Social Security numbers, addresses, phone numbers, pre-employment screening information, compensation information and other employment data.  The information in the folder dates back to January of 2002. 

Source: 
Dataloss DB

General Cable Corporation

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 19, 2007
geo: 
Marshall , TX
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An employee used the wrong email distribution list and sent an email to several unauthorized employees on November 1. The email included names and Social Security numbers of current and former employees, as well as third-party vendors. At least 19 Massachusetts residents and four residents of other states were affected, but the total number of affected individuals nationwide was not revealed.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

White Rock Networks

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 4, 2011
geo: 
Plano , TX
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Nearly 50 boxes of medical records, Social Security numbers, addresses, phone numbers and other personal information were found in a paper recycling dumpster behind a library.  White Rock personnel records from 2000 to 2005 were in the boxes. The company went bankrupt in 2006 and was purchased.  A local news crew contacted at least one of the affected people so that she could retrieve her information.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Samuels, Green, and Steel, LLP

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 31, 2010
geo: 
Irvine , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An unauthorized party obtained the law firm's login information and accessed consumer credit reports.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

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