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
Missouri US
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

Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC)

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 19, 2007
geo: 
Boise , ID
United States
Idaho US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Barrels filled with thousands of sensitive documents including printed copies of e-mail and performance evaluations along with documents marked “internal use only – not for public release” and “for official use only” were found on the curb outside of SAIC's local office.

Source: 
Media

Dai Nippon

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 12, 2007
Extra Info: 

The incident occurred outside of the U.S. and the companies affected were not disclosed.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

A former contract worker of a Japanese commercial printing company stole nearly 9 million pieces of private data on customers from 43 clients, including U.S. companies. The stolen data includes confidential information such as names, addresses and credit card numbers intended for use in direct mailing and other printing services. Customers of U.S.-based American Home Assurance Co. and Toyota Motor were affected.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Speedmark

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 22, 2007
geo: 
Woodlands , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

35,000

Thieves stole several computers, one of which contained a database with personally identifying information including names, addresses, e-mail accounts, and Social Security numbers of Speedmark's mystery shopper employees and contractors.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

CTS Tax Service

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 3, 2007
geo: 
Cassopolis , MI
United States
Michigan US
Records Breached: 

800

The computer and hard drive of a tax preparation company were stolen. Data included names, bank account numbers, routing numbers, birthdates, SSNs, and addresses.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

KB Home

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 18, 2007
geo: 
Charleston , SC
United States
South Carolina US
Records Breached: 

2,700

A computer was stolen from one of the home builder's offices. It likely contained names, addresses, and SSNs of people who had visited the sales office for Foxbank Plantation in Berkeley County near Charleston.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

News accounts are not clear as to source, but thought to be a realty office

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 2, 2007
geo: 
Las Vegas , NV
United States
Nevada US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

About 40 boxes of financial paperwork, thought to be from loan applications, was found in a dumpster. One of the boxes visible to news reporters was said to contain paperwork with bank account details, photocopies of driver's licenses, SSNs and other private information.

Source: 
Media

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
Illinois US
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
Washington US
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
Vermont US
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

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