LexisNexis, Investigative Professionals


Location

Miamisburg, OH
United States
39° 38' 34.2096" N, 84° 17' 11.7888" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 1, 2009
geo: 
Miamisburg, OH
United States
Records Breached: 

40,000

Companies Lexis Nexis and Investigative Professionals have notified up to 40,000 individuals whose sensitive and personally identifiable information may have been viewed by individuals who did not have legitimate access. The data breach is linked to a Nigerian scam artist who used the information to incur fraudulent charges on victims' credit cards. Of the 40,000 individuals whose information was accessed, up to 300 were compromised and used to obtain fraudulent credit cards.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

PricewaterhouseCoopers


Location

New York, NY
United States
40° 42' 51.3684" N, 74° 0' 21.5028" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 28, 2010
geo: 
New York, NY
United States
Records Breached: 

77,000

The names, birth dates and Social Security numbers of 77,000 people were lost in their Chicago office. The people at risk for identify theft are those who were in the PERS and TRS system in 2003-04 as active or inactive employees or retirees. Price Waterhouse Coopers has agreed in a settlement to pay for credit monitoring and other security measures and cover any losses to individuals caused by its mishandling of the information. A number of people associated with the State of Alaska had their information exposed.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Sandwich Board Cafe


Location

Greenwood Village, CO
United States
39° 37' 1.956" N, 104° 57' 2.9304" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 11, 2010
geo: 
Greenwood Village, CO
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An employee used customer credit card information to purchase $200,000 worth of Wal-Mart shopping cards.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Private Legal Practice


Location

San Antonio, TX
United States
29° 25' 26.8392" N, 98° 29' 37.0608" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 27, 2010
geo: 
San Antonio, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

75

An attorney left legal files in a public dumpster. The attorney thought it was appropriate to dispose of the files in this way since the accounts were old and closed. The documents contained names, addresses, bank account information, Social Security numbers, driver's license numbers, and dates of birth.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

EOD Technology (EODT)


Location

Knoxville, TN
United States
35° 57' 38.2968" N, 83° 55' 14.6604" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 18, 2010
geo: 
Knoxville, TN
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

One or more unauthorized individuals definitely accessed employee names and Social Security numbers in 2008. The breach was not reported until 2010 because EODT did not have evidence that personal information had been accessed during the breach. The firm claims that the breach did not lead to any fraudulent activity during those two years.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

First Advantage SBS


Location

Saint Petersburg, FL
United States
27° 46' 23.0016" N, 82° 38' 24" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 28, 2007
geo: 
Saint Petersburg, FL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Subscriber user-IDs and passwords were compromised. Unauthorized individuals may have accessed names, Social Security numbers, addresses and other information related to employment credit reports. At least 11 New York residents were affected by this breach, but the total number of affected individuals nationwide was not revealed.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics Inc. (OCD)


Location

Raritan, NJ
United States
40° 34' 10.3692" N, 74° 37' 58.5696" W
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

KBR, Inc.


Location

Houston, TX
United States
29° 45' 46.3824" N, 95° 22' 59.0232" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 26, 2011
geo: 
Houston, TX
United States
Extra Info: 

People with questions regarding this incident may call 1-877-311-6112 or email response@kbr.com.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

A company laptop that contained the personal information of current and former KBR employees and contractors was stolen. Names, Social Security numbers, addresses, dates of birth and employee ID numbers may have been accessed.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

BP Global


Location

New Orleans, LA
United States
29° 57' 52.9992" N, 90° 4' 14.0016" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 29, 2011
geo: 
New Orleans, LA
United States
Records Breached: 

13,000

An employee lost a laptop that contained the personal information of people who were seeking compensation for damages caused by BP's 2010 oil spill. The laptop was lost on March 1 of 2011 while the employee was traveling for business. It contained a spreadsheet with claimant names, Social Security numbers, addresses and phone numbers.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Lafrance Hospitality Corporation


Locations

Westport, RI
United States
41° 38' 53.3688" N, 71° 9' 14.1624" W
Westport, MA
United States
41° 38' 13.614" N, 71° 3' 1.1088" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 10, 2011
geo: 
Westport, MA
United States
Extra Info: 

People who used their debit or credit cards at White's of Westport or Bittersweet Farm from February 2011 to present may be affected.

Records Breached: 

100

Around 100 customers have reported fraudulent charges to their financial accounts.  Investigators believe that Lafrance's credit and debit system was breached electronically in early February 2011. Lafrance Hospitality consists of many businesses.  Anyone who has used a debit or credit card at White's of Westport or Bittersweet Farm since February could be at risk.  Lafrance updated its security after the incident.

Source: 
Databreaches.net
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