Utica Title and Escrow

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 16, 2007
geo: 
Bixby , OK
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Boxes belonging to Utica Title and Escrow had been stored at a storage unit in Bixby. When Utica quit paying rent the storage company went through the legal process to be able to sell everything left behind. No one wanted to buy the boxes of paper so the boxes were thrown out. The boxes contained private information, including Social Security numbers, bank accounts and pay stubs.

Source: 
Media

Walter Reed Army Institute of Research

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
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Date Breach Made Public: 
August 21, 2007
geo: 
Silver Spring , MD
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Boxes of documents containing personal information were supposed to be shredded but instead turned up last week in an off-base trash bin. Police do not believe anyone had access to the information other than the person who found the records. An investigation is under way to determine precisely what information they held and why they appeared off base.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Kansas University

Type of breach: 
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Date Breach Made Public: 
September 19, 2007
geo: 
Lawrence , KS
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A number of documents containing Kansas University student, faculty and staff personal information were recovered from the recycling and trash in the Mathematics Department at Kansas University. The information included student exams, student change of grade forms, class rosters, copies of health insurance cards, copies of immigration forms as well as a copy of a Social Security card.

Source: 
Media

Blockbuster

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 23, 2007
geo: 
Sarasota , FL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A Sarasota resident was fishing in a trash container for boxes when he found 400 documents. These documents included membership forms and employment applications with names, addresses, credit card numbers and Social Security numbers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

ABC Phones, ACC Communications

Type of breach: 
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Date Breach Made Public: 
October 29, 2007
geo: 
Greenville , NC
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Two men found a box in a dumpster. The cell phone business recently moved and threw away documents that contained personal information from customers. The information contained driver's license numbers, Social Security number, bank accophonesunt numbers, credit card numbers, work and home addresses.

Source: 
Media

Check into Cash

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 23, 2007
geo: 
Champaign , IL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Consumer loan documents and related reports were found in a trash bin behind the shopping center where Check into Cash is located. Documents contained Social Security numbers, addresses, copies of driver's licenses and other personal information of the company's customers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Yuma Elementary School District No. 1

Type of breach: 
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Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 18, 2007
geo: 
Yuma , AZ
United States
Records Breached: 

91

SSNs of 91 substitute teachers were stolen May 7 when a district employee's car was broken into and a brief case was taken containing payroll reports. The reports did not include bank account information..

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Indian Consulate via Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council recycling center

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 2, 2007
geo: 
San Francisco , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Visa applications and other sensitive documents were accessible for more than a month in an open yard of a recycling center. Information included applicants' names, addresses, phone numbers, birthdates, professions, employers, passport numbers, and photos. A sampling of documents indicated that the paperwork included everyone who applied in the Western states from 2002-2005. Applicants were current and former executives of major Bay Area companies that have operations in India.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Wisconsin Assembly

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 2, 2007
geo: 
Madison , WI
United States
Records Breached: 

150 Assembly members and aides

A document containing personal information of Wisconsin Assembly members was stolen from a legislative employee's car while she was exercising at a local gym. It contained names, addresses, and SSNs.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

New York Department of Labor

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Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 6, 2007
geo: 
Glenn Falls , NY
United States
Records Breached: 

537

A laptop computer annd documents were stolen from a state tax auditor's apartment. While the laptop had security features and had little personal information on it, the documents contained personal information for people who were employed by 13 Capital Region businesses.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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