California Department of Health Services (CDHS)

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 16, 2006
geo: 
Sacramento , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

1,550

CDHS documents were inappropriately emptied from an employee's cubicle on June 5 and 9 rather than shredded. The documents contained state employees and other individuals applying for employment with the state including names, addresses, Social Security numbers and home and work telephone numbers. They were mostly expired state employment certification lists, but also included requests for personnel action, copies of e-mail messages and handwritten notes.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

California Department of Health Services (CDHS)

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 17, 2006
geo: 
Sacramento , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

1,550

On June 12, a box of Medi-Cal forms from December 2005 were found in the cubicle of a California Dept. of Health Services employee. The claim forms contained the names, addresses, Social Security numbers and prescriptions for beneficiaries or their family members.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

US Bank

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 1, 2006
geo: 
Covington , KY
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A bank employee's briefcase was stolen from the employee's car with documents containing names, phone numbers, and SSNs of customers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

PSA HealthCare

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 4, 2006
geo: 
Norcross , GA
United States
Extra Info: 

(866) 752-5259

Records Breached: 

51,000 current and former patients

A company laptop was stolen from an employee's vehicle in a public parking lot July 15. It contained names, addresses, SSNs, and medical diagnostic and treatment information used in reimbursement claims.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Linens 'n Things

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 8, 2006
geo: 
Sterling , VA
United States
Records Breached: 

90

A folder holding about 90 receipts was missing from the store. Receipts included full credit or debit account number and name of the card holder.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Beaverton School District

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 22, 2006
geo: 
Beaverton , OR
United States
Records Breached: 

1,600 employees

Time slips revealing personal information were missing and presumed stolen following a July 24 break-in at a storage shed on the administration office's property. The time slips included names and SSNs but not addresses.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Telesource via Veksta

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 11, 2006
geo: 
Indianapolis , IN
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Employees discovered their personnel files in a Dumpster after the company had been bought out by another company Vekstar. The files were discarded when the office was being cleaned out and shut down. Files contained SSNs, dates of birth and photocopies of SSN cards and driver's licenses.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 14, 2006
geo: 
Springfield , IL
United States
Records Breached: 

16,500

A document containing employees' personal information was found outside the agency's premises where it should not have been. It has since been retrieved. Information included employees' names, SSNs, and salaries.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Whistle Junction restaurant

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 15, 2006
geo: 
Orlando , FL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Personnel files of employees of the now-closed restaurant were found in a nearby Dumpster. Papers included names and SSNs of former employees,

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Berry College via consultant Financial Aid Services Inc.

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 20, 2006
geo: 
Mount Berry , GA
United States
Extra Info: 
Records Breached: 

2,093 students and potential students (of those, 1,322 are currently enrolled)

Student applications for need-based financial aid were misplaced by a consultant -- in both paper and digital form. Data included name, SSN, and reported family income for students and potential students for the 2005-06 academic year.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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