Walter Reed Army Institute of Research

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
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

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
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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

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

Brownsville School District

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 18, 2007
geo: 
Brownsville , PA
United States
Pennsylvania US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Forms with employee personal information littered the fence of a Brownsville school district warehouse. Information on litter contained confidential letters with names, bank account numbers, and Social Security numbers. The forms may be more than ten years old, but they each contain information that's still valuable.

Source: 
Media

Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 21, 2008
geo: 
Wethersfield , CT
United States
Connecticut US
Records Breached: 

155

The Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles is notifying customers that their personal information may have been on a computer stolen from a mobile service center vehicle while it was being repaired. Personal data on the computer included names, addresses, date of birth, license numbers, photo and signature.

Source: 
Media

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

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

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