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

Disney Movie Club, Alta Resources, McNeil-PPC Inc

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 11, 2007
geo: 
Neenah , WI
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A contract employee stole an unknown number of credit card numbers. Credit-card information was sold by an employee of a Disney contractor to a federal agent as part of an undercover sting operation.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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
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

LexisNexis, Seisint

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 15, 2006
geo: 
Boca Raton , FL
United States
Records Breached: 

618

Unauthorized individuals used the ID and password of a Seisint law enforcement customer to obtain consumers' Social Security numbers, driver's license numbers, names and addresses. The breach was discovered on October 18 and affected individuals were contacted on December 5.

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

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