Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 1, 2006
geo: 
Durham , NC
United States
North Carolina US
Records Breached: 

629

Social Security numbers of members were printed on the mailing labels of envelopes with information about a new insurance plan.  Those who were affected were contacted immediately.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Boston Globe (The New York Times Company) and The Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 31, 2006
geo: 
Boston , MA
United States
Massachusetts US
Records Breached: 

240,000

Recycled paper used in wrapping newspaper bundles for distribution turned out to contain credit and debit card information along with routing information for personal checks of subscribers.

 

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 12, 2005
geo: 
San Diego , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

45,000 employees

On January 25 thieves broke into a SAIC facility and stole computers containing personal information of past and current employees. Stolen information included names, Social Security numbers, addresses, phone numbers and records of financial transactions.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

T-Mobile USA Inc.

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 14, 2006
geo: 
Bellvue , WA
United States
Washington US
Records Breached: 

43,000 current and former employees

A laptop computer holding personally identifiable information of approximately 43,000 current and former T-Mobile employees disappeared from a T-Mobile employee's checked luggage. T-Mobile has reportedly sent letters to all those affected. The data are believed to include names, addresses, SSNs, dates of birth and compensation information.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Not Your Average Joe's

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 24, 2007
geo: 
Dartmouth , MA
United States
Massachusetts US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Massachusetts restaurants were targeted by an individual or individuals seeking to illegally obtain credit card data. The data that was compromised included credit card numbers, expiration date and name associated with the card.

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

Disney Movie Club, Alta Resources, McNeil-PPC Inc

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 11, 2007
geo: 
Neenah , WI
United States
Wisconsin US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A contract employee stole an unknown number of credit card numbers. Credit-card information was sold by an employee of a Disney contractor to a federal agent as part of an undercover sting operation.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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