deviantART, Silverpop Systems Inc.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 17, 2010
geo: 
Hollywood , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

13,000,000 (No SSNs or financial information exposed)

Mirroring the Gawker an McDonald's breaches earlier this month, hackers exposed the email addresses, user names and birth dates of the entire deviantART user database.  Hackers were able to breach deviantART's marketing company Silverpop Systems Inc. Passwords and sensitive information were not exposed, but the breach is expected to increase spam for registered users.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Marsh U.S. Consumer, Seabury and Smith, ITT Corporation

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 6, 2011
geo: 
Tulsa , OK
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Some ITT Corporation employees may have been able to view unencrypted personal information of other ITT employees when accessing an ITT website serviced by Marsh U.S. Consumer. The incident resulted from a programming issue and occurred from November 1 through November 8. Employees and their spouses may have had their Social Security numbers and medical history information exposed. Marsh U.S. Consumer is a service of Seabury and Smith. At least nine New Hampshire residents were affected by the breach, but the total number of individuals affected nationwide was not revealed.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Heraeus Incorporated

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 6, 2011
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
Extra Info: 

The location listed is Heraeus Incorporated's headquarters.  The incident may have occurred elsewhere.

Records Breached: 

514

A steel cabinet was discovered missing on November 18.  The cabinet had a safe which contained IT data and software backup tapes.  Personal information on the backup tapes included names, Social Security numbers, addresses, financial account numbers, driver's license numbers, medical information and other personal information.  The cabinet was most likely thrown out during a cleaning.  If so, the cabinet and its contents would have been taken to a transfer station, crushed, and then transported to a landfill for further destruction and disposal.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

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

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

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

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

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

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

Campus Suite Apartments

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 8, 2011
geo: 
West Lafayette , IN
United States
Records Breached: 

30

In November of 2008, documents with tenant Social Security numbers and dates of birth were stolen from the office. Many of the tenants were able to avoid fraudulent charges by immediately placing fraud alerts on their accounts. One man pleaded guilty to stealing the information and another pleaded guilty to using the information to commit fraud and identity theft.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

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