Lifetime Fitness

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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

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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

Greater Detroit Hospital

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August 15, 2007
geo: 
Detroit , MI
United States
Michigan US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

It's a repeat of a problem that emerged late last year at the Greater Detroit Hospital where metal thieves stripped everything from copper piping to windows, exposing rows of abandoned patient files. Neighbors said there are hundreds of boxes of patient files and payroll records inside, full of credit card and Social Security numbers.

Source: 
Media

Utica Title and Escrow

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Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 16, 2007
geo: 
Bixby , OK
United States
Oklahoma US
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

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Date Breach Made Public: 
August 21, 2007
geo: 
Silver Spring , MD
United States
Maryland US
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

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Date Breach Made Public: 
September 19, 2007
geo: 
Lawrence , KS
United States
Kansas US
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

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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: 
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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

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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

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