Blockbuster

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 23, 2007
geo: 
Sarasota , FL
United States
Florida US
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: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 29, 2007
geo: 
Greenville , NC
United States
North Carolina US
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

American Red Cross

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 29, 2007
geo: 
Dallas , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Six boxes were left unattended in a public hallway for more than six hours. The files contained personal information of current and former employees and were placed there by human resources. Names, addresses and social security numbers could have easily been stolen. The files also contained embarrassing information, including disciplinary actions, results from a drug test, a sexual harassment case even someone's criminal record from another state.

Source: 
Media

Colorado Board of Dental Examiners

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 7, 2007
geo: 
Lone Tree , CO
United States
Colorado US
Records Breached: 

100

More than a hundred Colorado dentists and their patients could be at risk for identity theft after a car containing a bag of sensitive information was stolen. Authorities found the car a few days later at an apartment complex where one of the alleged thieves lived. Inside the unit, police discovered a massive amount of personal information from previous crimes. Social Security numbers, dates of birth, credit card numbers, pin numbers to those credit cards, and photo IDs of the individuals

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
Connecticut US
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

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
Alabama US
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

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
Illinois US
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

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
Wisconsin US
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

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 6, 2007
geo: 
Glenn Falls , NY
United States
New York US
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

Metro Credit Services

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 6, 2007
geo: 
Hurst , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Thousands of files from the defunct bill collection company containing medical records, phone bills and Social Security numbers were found in a trash bin.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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