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

Invitrogen

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 29, 2008
geo: 
Carlsbad , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

1,004

A company laptop was stolen from an employee during a household burglary at the end of December. The laptop was stored in a safe and it is unlikely that the thieves were able to open the safe. Current and former employees may have had their names, Social Security numbers and addresses exposed. At least 1,004 Maryland residents were affected, but the total number of affected people nationwide was not revealed.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

College Point Bus Depot

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 7, 2008
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
Records Breached: 

100

Social Security numbers, copies of driver's licenses, grievance papers and other personal information were thrown into the trash.  A witness saw a foreman throwing out the papers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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