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Type of breach: 
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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: 
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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

General Electric (GE)

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 25, 2006
geo: 
Fairfield , CT
United States
Connecticut US
Records Breached: 

50,000 employees

An employee's laptop computer holding the names and Social Security numbers of approximately 50,000 current and former GE employees was stolen from a locked hotel room while he was traveling for business.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 28, 2010
geo: 
Dallas , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

500,000

International hotel group Wyndham Hotels and Resorts (WHR) has suffered yet another serious data breach after hackers broke into its computer systems, stealing customer names and payment card information.

UPDATE (05/18/2010): An open letter from Wyndham to its customers: www.wyndhamworldwide.com/customer_care/data-claim.cfm

Source: 
Media

Sky Harbor PHX

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 14, 2011
geo: 
Phoenix , AZ
United States
Arizona US
Records Breached: 

10

At least 10 TSA employees who worked at the same terminal had their financial information stolen when they used their credit or debit cards at a compromised machine.  Investigators are unsure of the scope of the breach.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Lafrance Hospitality Corporation

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 10, 2011
geo: 
Westport , MA
United States
Massachusetts US
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

LA Boxing

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 27, 2011
geo: 
Ahwatukee , AZ
United States
Arizona US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Someone threw out hundreds of customer documents after the local LA Boxing was taken over by corporate.  The documents were found and reported by someone who witnessed another person going through the dumpster.  Names, addresses, credit card numbers and account numbers of people who were once gym members were left in a dumpster.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

DSLReports.com

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 28, 2011
Records Breached: 

8,000 (No SSNs or financial information exposed)

Subscribers to the ISP news and review site DSLReports.com have been notified that their email addresses and passwords may have been exposed during a hacker attack on the website during the last part of April.  The site was targeted in an SQL injection attack and about eight percent of DSLReports.com subscriber emails and passwords were taken.  There are around 9,000 active DSLReports.com accounts and 90,000 inactive accounts.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Peace Officers Research Association of California (PORAC)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 29, 2011
geo: 
Sacramento , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

2,000

Hackers stole the names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, phone numbers, email addresses, mailing addresses and credit card information of around 2,000 retired public safety officers who were part of the Peace Officers Research Association of California (PORAC). Hackers breached the PORAC data server in early April.  Retired associate members from the present back to 2008 were affected by the breach.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Merlin Information Services

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 4, 2011
geo: 
Kalispell , MT
United States
Montana US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

One of Merlin's customers had their login information compromised.  Merlin detected inappropriate search activity on March 22, 2011.  Someone without authorization was able to access Merlin's databases for 21 hours.  Names, addresses, phone numbers and Social Security numbers were exposed.  Merlin began sending notification letters on April 11, 2011.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

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