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
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

Social Security Administration (SSA)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 19, 2007
geo: 
Milwaukee , WI
United States
Records Breached: 

13

Files of disability applicants containing Social Security numbers, addresses, phone numbers of family members, dates of birth, work history, and detailed medical information were lost/stolen when a telecommuting employee abandoned them in a locked filing cabinet at home after a threat of domestic violence. Several of the files were mailed back to the local SSA office. Others were found in a dumpster months later.  Four were never recovered.

Source: 
Media

Back and Joint Institute of Texas

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 20, 2007
geo: 
San Antonio , TX
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Twenty boxes containing Social Security numbers, photocopies of driver's license numbers, addresses, phone numbers and private medical history of chiropractic patients were found in a dumpster.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC)

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 19, 2007
geo: 
Boise , ID
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Barrels filled with thousands of sensitive documents including printed copies of e-mail and performance evaluations along with documents marked “internal use only – not for public release” and “for official use only” were found on the curb outside of SAIC's local office.

Source: 
Media

RadioShack

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 29, 2007
geo: 
Portland , TX
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

20 boxes of discarded records including sales receipts with names, addresses, Social Security numbers, credit card information. and personal information of store employees spanning from 2001 to 2005 were found in a dumpster.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Georgia Secretary of State

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 12, 2007
geo: 
Atlanta , GA
United States
Records Breached: 

75,000

30 boxes of Fulton County voter registration cards that contain names, addresses and Social Security numbers were found in a trash bin.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

CVS Pharmacy

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 15, 2007
geo: 
Liberty , TX
United States
Records Breached: 

Over 1,000

The Attorney General of Texas filed a complaint against CVS Pharmacy for illegally disposing of personal information including active debit and credit card numbers, complete with expiration dates and medical prescription forms with customer's name, address, date of birth, issuing physician and the types of medication prescribed. The information was found in a dumpster behind a store that apparently was being vacated. 

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Healing Hands Chiropractic

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 1, 2007
geo: 
Sterling , CO
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Hundreds of medical records containing the personal information of chiropractic patients including Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and, in some cases, credit card information were thrown into a dumpster “due to lack of office space.”

Source: 
Media

JP Morgan

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 1, 2007
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Documents containing personal financial data of customers including names, addresses and Social Security numbers were found in garbage bags outside five branch offices in New York.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Maine State Lottery Commission

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 1, 2007
geo: 
Hallowell , ME
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Documents containing personal information such as names, Social Security numbers, references to workers compensation claim records, psychiatric and other medical records, and police background checks were found in a dumpster.

Source: 
Media

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