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
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

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 22, 2007
geo: 
Seattle , WA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Folders of veterans' personal information were stolen from a locked car in Bremerton, WA. News stories are not clear on the type of information contained in the folders.

Source: 
Media

Chase Bank and the former Bank One, now merged

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 26, 2007
geo: 
Shreveport , LA
United States
Records Breached: 

4,100 current and former employees from all over Louisiana

A Bossier woman bought a used desk from a furniture store. She discovered a 165-page spread sheet in a drawer that included names and SSNs of bank employees. The document was returned to the bank.

Source: 
Media

Gadsden State Community College

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 3, 2007
geo: 
College Gadsden , AL
United States
Records Breached: 

400

Students who took an Art Appreciation class at the Ayers Campus between 2005 and 2006 had their names, grades and Social Security numbers scattered across a local business' driveway.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Dearfield Medical Building

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 6, 2007
geo: 
Greenwich , CT
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A box was discovered at inside a trash bin in May and contains information about lab tests and insurance approvals as well as other medical issues, documents are not medical charts, but do contain patient names and contact information.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Winn-Dixie

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 23, 2007
geo: 
Pascagoula , MS
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Pharmacy documents were found behind a closed Winn-Dixie grocery store, containing telephone numbers, Social Security numbers and addresses of thousands of individuals. Apparently when the grocery store/pharmacy closed, employees put bundles of documents outside to be picked up. However, they were never retrieved.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

South County Hospital

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 11, 2007
geo: 
South Kingstown , RI
United States
Records Breached: 

79

Paperwork containing personal details from customers was left in a briefcase inside a car that was stolen. That batch of paperwork contained details including names, addresses, Social Security numbers, phone numbers and a summary of hospital accounts.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Texas A&M University

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 11, 2007
geo: 
Corpus Christi , TX
United States
Records Breached: 

49

College of Business officials are investigating a faculty member for the misplacement of a business law class roster containing the names and Social Security numbers of students.

Source: 
Media

Cricket Communications

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 19, 2007
geo: 
Omaha , NE
United States
Records Breached: 

300

Documents stolen from store result in loss of 300 credit card numbers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Lifetime Fitness

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 1, 2007
geo: 
Dallas , TX
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Staff had discarded customer records in easily accessible trash cans behind Dallas businesses. Information that was discarded contained names, addresses, Social Security numbers, driver's license numbers and credit card information, as well as the date of birth of several children. Lifetime Fitness is based in Minnesota.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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