American Airlines

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 20, 2007
geo: 
Fort Worth , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

365

Personal information including Social Security numbers of pilots and other employees at American Airlines, including the chief executive, was exposed on a company Web site.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Parisexposed.com

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 18, 2007
geo: 
Bellevue , WA
United States
Washington US
Records Breached: 

750

Investigation by The Smoking Gun Web site said that by changing a few characters on the web page URL it was possible to see the subscriber's name, email address, password, phone number, mailing address and credit card number.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Hamburger Hamlet Restaurant

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 14, 2007
geo: 
Los Angeles , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

40

Former waitress made off with the credit or debit card numbers of at least half a dozen patrons - and possibly as many as 40. Already, about $16,300 in unauthorized charges have been linked to the scam.

Source: 
Media

Pfizer

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 11, 2007
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
New York US
Extra Info: 

866-274-3891

Records Breached: 

17,000

Installation of certain file sharing software on a Pfizer laptop, exposed files containing names, Social Security numbers, addresses and bonus information of present and former Pfizer colleagues. Investigation revealed that certain files containing data were accessed and copied.

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

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

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

Administaff Inc.

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 16, 2007
geo: 
Houston , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

159,000

Current and former workers personal data may be compromised because of a stolen laptop. The data wasn't encrypted when it was stored on the portable computer, which is password-protected. Data stored on the laptop included names, addresses and Social Security numbers for most employees paid by Administaff in 2006.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Wheels Inc., Pfizer

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 10, 2007
geo: 
Des Plaines , IL
United States
Illinois US
Records Breached: 

1,800 + 23 Not included in Total because it is not clear if SSNs were exposed.

The spouses and domestic partners of about 1,800 Pfizer employees, including 23 from Connecticut, learned late last month about a data breach at Wheels Inc., which provides cars to the company, mostly for use by its sales force. The breach at Wheels, first reported by the Pharmalot Web site, released onto the Internet names, addresses, birth dates and driver's license numbers, but not Social Security numbers, according to the company.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Semtech

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 8, 2007
geo: 
Camarillo , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A laptop computer and other personal belongings were stolen from one of Semtech's vendors. The computer was not stolen from a Semtech facility, but may have contained computerized data relating to Semtech employees. Semtech declined to provide further details of the incident, such as what personal employee data may have been put at risk, when the theft happened or how long it took the company to inform its workers of the potential breach.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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