Lake County residents and Major League Baseball players

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 20, 2006
geo: 
Northbrook , IL
United States
Records Breached: 

27 residents of Lake County, 90 Major League Baseball players

A Chicago man apparently removed documents from a trash bin outside SFX Baseball Inc., a sports agency that deals with Major League Baseball. Some current and former MLB players and county residents were affected.He used information from the documents to commit identity theft. Information found during a search of the thief's home included SSNs, dates of birth, canceled paychecks, obituaries, and infant death records.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Boeing

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 13, 2006
geo: 
Seattle , WA
United States
Records Breached: 

382,000 current and former employees

In early December, a laptop was stolen from an employee's car. Files contained names, salary information, SSNs, home addresses, phone numbers and dates of birth of current and former employees.

UPDATE (12/14/06): Boeing fired the employee whose laptop was stolen.

UPDATE(1/26/07): The laptop was recovered.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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

H&R Block

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 22, 2005
geo: 
Kansas City , MO
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Many past and present customers received unsolicited copies of the program TaxCut that displayed their Social Security numbers on the outside, embedded in a lengthy string of code.

Source: 
Security Breach Letter

KSL Services, Inc.

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 10, 2006
geo: 
Los Alamos , NM
United States
Records Breached: 

Approximately 1,000

A disk containing the personal information of approximately 1,000 KSL employees is missing. KSL is a contractor for Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Several Joliet area motels

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 3, 2006
geo: 
Joliet , IL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Motel owners and employees allegedly stole and sold customers' credit card numbers.

Source: 
Media

Compulinx

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 2, 2006
geo: 
White Plains , NY
United States
Records Breached: 

Up to 50 Compulinx employees

The CEO of Compulinx was arrested for fraudulently using employees' names, addresses, Social Security numbers and other personal information for credit purposes. (It is unclear whether customers' data was also used).

Source: 
Media

Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC)

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 20, 2007
geo: 
San Diego , CA
United States
Extra Info: 
Records Breached: 

867,000

The Pentagon contractor may have compromised personal information. Information such as names, addresses, birth dates, Social Security numbers and health information about military personnel and their relatives were exposed when the data were not encrypted prior to being transmitted online.

UPDATE (5/05/2012): Though 580,000 households were reported, a total of 867,000 people may have been affected.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Symantec

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 31, 2009
geo: 
Cupertino , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

200

Symantec is warning a small number of customers that their credit card numbers may have been stolen from an Indian call center used by the security vendor. Symantec sent out warning letters , after the BBC reported that it managed to purchase credit card numbers obtained from Symantec's call center from a Delhi-based man. The letters were sent to just over 200 customers. Most of those notified are in the U.S., but the company also notified a handful of customers in the U.K. and Canada.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

LexisNexis

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 8, 2007
geo: 
Boca Raton , FL
United States
Records Breached: 

220

LexisNexis sent out notification letters of two separate incidents. A law enforcement customer noticed that an account was used in an unauthorized way. Searches that revealed names, Social Security numbers and driver's license numbers may have been performed by an unauthorized user or without proper reason. The second incident involves a government agency employee who may have used his account in an unauthorized manner to view names, Social Security numbers, addresses and driver's license numbers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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