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Week of Sunday, May 23, 2010




Week of Sunday, May 23, 2010
Week of Sunday, May 23, 2010



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Open Security Foundation - DataLossDB Weekly Summary
Week of Sunday, May 23, 2010

26 Incidents Added.

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DataLossDB News/Updates

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Incidents Added


Reported Date: 2010-05-31
Summary: Bank details relating to a significant number of companies sent to rival suppliers by email
Organizations: Tralee Town Council
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2841 
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Reported Date: 2010-05-28
Summary: 61,000 medical records stolen from laptop in employee's parked car
Organizations: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2840 
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Reported Date: 2010-05-27
Summary: HMRC mails wrong private info to 50,000 taxpayers
Organizations: HM Revenue and Customs
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2825 
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Reported Date: 2010-05-26
Summary: Employee steals unknown numberof customers credit card details
Organizations: Payless Travel & Cruises
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2824 
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Reported Date: 2010-05-26
Summary: DVD media lost in mail exposes Social Security numbers for 5,220 workers
Organizations: City of Charlotte
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2817 
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Reported Date: 2010-05-25
Summary: Stolen computer exposes personal information of more than 500 surgical patient
Organizations: Loma Linda University Medical Center
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2814 
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Reported Date: 2010-05-25
Summary: Files dumped by defunct business contained AT&T wireless contracts, exposing customers names, addresses, Social Security numbers, and credit card details
Organizations: AT&T, Ferrell Communication
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2818 
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Reported Date: 2010-05-21
Summary: 1,250 bills mailed to the patients, exposing names, addresses, medical numbers and details
Organizations: Strong Memorial Hospital
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2828 
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Reported Date: 2010-05-21
Summary: Stolen USB key exposes personal information including students names, addresses, student ID number, guardian names and phone numbers
Organizations: Lake Ridge Middle School 
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2816 
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Reported Date: 2009-09-22
Summary: Inadvertant access given to 2 individuals to access the mortgage account information of another couple
Organizations: GMAC Mortgage
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2823 
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Reported Date: 2009-08-31
Summary: Over 1,500 users possibly exposed through 8 stolen laptops
Organizations: GroupM
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2830 
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Reported Date: 2009-08-25
Summary: Theft of multiple desktop computers containing Social Security numbers of customers
Organizations: DaVita Inc.
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2837 
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Reported Date: 2009-08-10
Summary: 8 laptops stolen exposing as many as 1,600 individuals personal information
Organizations: Chart Industries, Inc
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2836 
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Reported Date: 2009-06-11
Summary: Identity theft of employee leads to discovery of unauthorized acquisition of personal files
Organizations: Touchstone Community School
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2835 
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Reported Date: 2009-06-08
Summary: Hacker gains access to system and exposes credit cards through FTP
Organizations: Pennant Foods
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2838 
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Reported Date: 2009-05-20
Summary: Client inadvertantely sent report of other client; containing personal information
Organizations: MassMutual Financial Group
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2832 
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Reported Date: 2009-04-22
Summary: Stolen laptop contained Social Security numbers, names, phone, address and other personal information
Organizations: Partners Home Care Inc
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2839 
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Reported Date: 2009-03-25
Summary: Stolen bag containing a flash drive exposes employee Social Security numbers
Organizations: Wheel Pros LLC
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2822 
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Reported Date: 2008-08-21
Summary: 50 accounts stolen by fraudsters using social engineering techniques through call centers
Organizations: Best Buy, HSBC Bank Nevada, Bon Ton, Office Max, Helzberg, Costco
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2821 
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Reported Date: 2008-08-05
Summary: About 2300 possibly affected from stolen computer containing personal information
Organizations: Affiliated Mortgage, North State Bank Mortgage
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2834 
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Reported Date: 2008-07-28
Summary: Hacker uses SQL injection attack to steal credit cards along with names of merchant
Organizations: Symmetrex
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2827 
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Reported Date: 2008-07-14
Summary: Employee steals names, account numbers, and credit card information from company
Organizations: Advantage Plus Credit Reporting
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2833 
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Reported Date: 2008-06-06
Summary: Account(s) inadvertantly linked to third-party advisor; exposing personal information to unauthorized personal
Organizations: Fidelity Investments
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2831 
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Reported Date: 2008-04-21
Summary: Package lost in mail containing accounts of 66 individuals; possibly exposing names, Social Security numbers, and account information
Organizations: Massachusetts Division of Professional Licensure, Promissor Inc
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2820 
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Reported Date: 2008-02-28
Summary: Envelope sent to one client was empty - personal information may have been compromised
Organizations: Boston Private Bank and Trust
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2819 
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Reported Date: 2006-02-15
Summary: Pages from main website were cached improperly and potentially left customers information vulnerable to others
Organizations: Macy's
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2829 
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Blotter Posts


Added: 2010-05-29
Title: Calif. Senate bill protects jobseekers' identity
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2010/may/28/calif-senate-bill-protects-jobseekers-identity/ 
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Added: 2010-05-29
Title: Congress once again delays ID theft protections for consumers
http://feeds.baltimoresun.com/~r/baltimoresun/business/rss2/~3/04L6EGYNvIQ/bal-ci-identity-0529,0,1648689.storylink 
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Added: 2010-05-28
Title: UK begins process to scrap ID cards
http://www.ddinews.gov.in/International/International+-+Headlines/UK+begins+process+to+scrap+ID+cards.htm 
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Added: 2010-05-28
Title: Nearly 200,000 Are Potential ID Theft Victims
http://cbs2chicago.com/local/ID.theft.2.2.1719905.html 
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Added: 2010-05-27
Title: Guarding Against Identity Theft
http://Johnston.mync.com/site/Johnston/news/story/52012/Guarding_Against_Identity_Theft/ 
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Added: 2010-05-26
Title: Information theft? Keep a watch on disgruntled, low-paid staffers
http://www.dnaindia.com/lifestyle/report_information-theft-keep-a-watch-on-disgruntled-low-paid-staffers_1388311 
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Added: 2010-05-26
Title: Don't let Facebook make you vulnerable to identity theft
http://www.thevalleydispatch.com/ci_15133164?source=rss_viewed 
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Added: 2010-05-26
Title: Medical groups challenge 'red flags' rule in U.S. court
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/McKnights/~3/RHSTahH0Ing/ 
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Added: 2010-05-26
Title: A Feeble Swipe at Identity Theft
http://motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2010/05/feeble-swipe-identity-theft 
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Added: 2010-05-26
Title: How to avoid vacation identity theft
http://feeds.chicagotribune.com/~r/chicagotribune/travel/~3/PgaDgELUKfE/ct-problem-id-theft-vacation-sl,0,555732.storylink 
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Added: 2010-05-26
Title: Identity Theft Will Increase As Department of Labor Posts Signatures and Tax IDs On-line
http://www.mmdnewswire.com/department-of-labor-8588.html 
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Added: 2010-05-26
Title: Lifelock worries after employee data leaked to Web
http://www.networkworld.com/news/2010/052610-lifelock-worries-after-employee-data.html?source=nww_rss 
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