Pfizer, Axia Ltd.

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 13, 2007
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
New York US
Extra Info: 

 (866) 274-3891

Records Breached: 

950

Axia Ltd. had notified Pfizer on June 14 of an incident in which two Pfizer laptops were stolen from a locked car. The laptops, which disappeared May 31 in Boston, included the names and Social Security numbers of health-care professionals who were providing or considering providing contract services for Pfizer, according to the letter.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Electronic Data Systems

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 7, 2007
geo: 
Montgomery , AL
United States
Alabama US
Records Breached: 

498

A former employee was arrested this week for allegedly trafficking in stolen identities she received through her work with the company. She obtained the names and identifying information of 498 Alabama Medicaid recipients and subsequently sold 50 of those identities.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Verisign

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 6, 2007
geo: 
Mountain View , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A laptop containing extensive personal information on an undisclosed number of VeriSign employees was stolen from an employee's car. The information included names, addresses, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, telephone numbers, and salary records.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

E.On - U.S.(energy services)

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 2, 2007
geo: 
Louisville , KY
United States
Kentucky US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A laptop with names, Social Security numbers and birth dates of most E.On U.S. employees and some retirees was stolen last month.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Fox News

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 23, 2007
geo: 
Los Angeles , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

1.5 million Not added to total. It does not appear that SSNs or financial account numbers were exposed.

Sensitive information was exposed on the Fox News web server. The security hole allowed hackers to access login information, names, phone numbers, and email addresses.

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
California US
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

Cricket Communications

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 19, 2007
geo: 
Omaha , NE
United States
Nebraska US
Records Breached: 

300

Documents stolen from store result in loss of 300 credit card numbers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Kingston Technology Co.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 17, 2007
geo: 
Fountain Valley , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

27,000

A security breach may have compromised the names, addresses and credit card details of online customers. Kingston Technology is a computer memory vendor. The breach may have gone undetected for nearly 2 years.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Ceridian Corp.

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 26, 2007
geo: 
Minneapolis , MN
United States
Minnesota US
Records Breached: 

150

A former employee had data containing the personal information of employees including ID and bank-account data and then, accidentally posted it on a personal Web site.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

TurboTax

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 9, 2007
geo: 
San Diego , CA
United States
California US
Extra Info: 

The location listed is the headquarters of TurboTax's developer Intuit Consumer Tax Group.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

Using TurboTax online to access previous returns, a Nebraska woman was able to access tax returns for other Turbo Tax customers in different parts of the country. The returns contained personal information needed to e-file including bank account numbers with routing digits and Social Security numbers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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