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
Georgia US
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

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
Washington US
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
Louisiana US
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

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
California US
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

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
Mississippi US
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
Rhode Island US
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
Texas US
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
Nebraska US
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
Texas US
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

WorkCare Orem

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 3, 2007
geo: 
Pleasant Grove , UT
United States
Utah US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A truck driver found medical documents containing personal information in his truck and on the ground while he picked up a load at a garbage transfer station. The documents contained names, addresses, telephone numbers, Social Security numbers and birth dates.

Source: 
Media

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