Dezonia Group

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 12, 2009
geo: 
Chicago , IL
United States
Illinois US
Records Breached: 

63,000

The city of Chicago bills people for ambulance rides -- $600 and up. It uses a third party, Dezonia Group, for billing. An employee's laptop, containing patient names, addresses and Social Security numbers, was stolen from the company. Reports differ as to whether or not the data was encrypted.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Sprint

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 11, 2009
geo: 
Overland Park , KS
United States
Kansas US
Extra Info: 

(800) 300-6868

Records Breached: 

Unknown (It does not appear that SSNs or financial account numbers were exposed.)

Sprint is warning several thousand customers that a former employee sold or otherwise provided their account data without permission. It appears this employee may have provided customer information to a third party in violation of Sprint policy and state law. They have terminated this employee. The information that may have been compromised includes name, address, wireless phone number, Sprint account number, security question answer, and the name of the authorized point of contact for account.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Google

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

(Not added to total. It does not appear that SSNs or financial account numbers were exposed.)

Google contacted some of its users to let them know about a situation that affected its Google Docs users. They believe the problem affected less than 0.05% of all documents. Google identified and fixed a bug where a small percentage of users shared some of their documents inadvertently. The bug occurred when the document owner, or a collaborator with sharing rights, selected multiple documents and presentations from the documents list and then

Source: 
Media

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 16, 2009
geo: 
Parsippany , NJ
United States
New Jersey US
Records Breached: 

21,000

In mid-September 2008, the company discovered that a sophisticated hacker penetrated the computer systems of one of the hotels. By going through the centralized network connection, the hacker was then able to access and download information from several, but not all, of the other WHR properties and create a unique file containing payment card information of a small percentage of WHR customers. Potentially exposed through this breach are guest and/or

Source: 
Dataloss DB

SemGroup LP

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 10, 2009
geo: 
Tulsa , OK
United States
Oklahoma US
Records Breached: 

160

Online banking bandits pulled thousands of dollars from the accounts of current and former employees after personal information was inadvertently left on a bankruptcy court document made public.

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

General Electric (GE)

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 25, 2006
geo: 
Fairfield , CT
United States
Connecticut US
Records Breached: 

50,000 employees

An employee's laptop computer holding the names and Social Security numbers of approximately 50,000 current and former GE employees was stolen from a locked hotel room while he was traveling for business.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Armstrong World Industries, Deloitte & Touche

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 25, 2006
geo: 
Lancaster County , PA
United States
Pennsylvania US
Records Breached: 

12,000

A laptop containing personal information of current and former employers was stolen. The computer was in the possession of the company's auditor, Deloitte & Touche. Data included names, home addresses, phone numbers, SSNs, employee ID numbers, salary data, and bank account numbers of employees who have their checks directly deposited.

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

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