University of Northern Colorado

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 22, 2005
geo: 
Greeley , CO
United States
Records Breached: 

15,790 (15,790 employees and an unknown number of employee beneficiaries)

A hard drive was lost or stolen. It contained information on current and former University employees and their beneficiaries and dates back to April of 1997.  Names, dates of birth, SSNs, addresses, bank account numbers and routing numbers may have been accessed.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Bank of America Corp.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 25, 2005
geo: 
Charlotte , NC
United States
Records Breached: 

1,200,000

Computer tapes with credit card information, Social Security numbers, addresses and account numbers were lost.  Bank of America began monitoring the customer accounts on the lost tapes and said it would contact cardholders if unusual activity was detected.  Around 900,000 of the account holders affected were Defense Department employees.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

University of California, Berkeley

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 11, 2005
geo: 
Berkeley , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

98,400

A laptop containing the Social Security numbers of doctoral degree recipients from 1976 to 1999, graduate students enrolled between 1989 and 2003, and graduate school applicants between fall 2001 and spring of 2004 was stolen.  Birth dates and addresses for about one-third of the affected people were also on the laptop.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

MCI

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 5, 2005
geo: 
Colorado Springs , CO
United States
Records Breached: 

16,500

A laptop containing names and Social Security numbers of current and former employees was stolen from the car trunk of an MCI financial analyst.  An MCI spokesperson stated that MCI would continue its policy of allowing laptops to be taken home by employees and will evaluate new security technologies.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

California Department of Health Services

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 15, 2005
geo: 
Sacramento , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

21,600

A laptop containing the names, Social Security numbers, and medical information of Medi-Cal beneficiaries was stolen from the car trunk of an employee.  The Department of Health Services began notifying beneficiaries in late May.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

TD Ameritrade

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 20, 2005
geo: 
Omaha , NE
United States
Records Breached: 

200,000

A backup tape was lost, stolen, or accidentally destroyed while being shipped.  The tape contained account information from clients or former clients between the years of 2001 and 2003.  Ameritrade notified the affected clients and offered one free year of credit protection services.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Oklahoma State University

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 29, 2005
geo: 
Stillwater , OK
United States
Records Breached: 

37,000

A laptop used for student job placement seminars was lost or stolen.  It contained the Social Security numbers of current and former students.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Time Warner, Iron Mountain Inc.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 2, 2005
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
Records Breached: 

600,000

Backup tapes containing the personal information of current and former employees from as far back as 1986 was lost or stolen during shipping. An 800 number was set up to answer questions and provide free credit monitoring for one year.

UPDATE (5/3/2005): A contractor named Iron Mountain Inc. lost the tapes during shipping. 

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Colorado Health Department

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 4, 2005
geo: 
Denver , CO
United States
Records Breached: 

1,600 (families)

A laptop containing Social Security numbers, medical records, family medical history, and addresses was stolen from an employee's car.  The State Health Department is not monitoring the affected group and has only contacted some of the families involved.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Department of Justice

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 7, 2005
geo: 
Washington , DC
United States
Extra Info: 

The laptop was stolen from Omega World Travel of Fairfax, VA.

Records Breached: 

80,000

A laptop containing password protected names and travel account credit card information was stolen sometime between May 7 and May 9.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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