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Week of Sunday, May 30, 2010




Week of Sunday, May 30, 2010
Week of Sunday, May 30, 2010



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Open Security Foundation - DataLossDB Weekly Summary
Week of Sunday, May 30, 2010

20 Incidents Added.

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DataLossDB is a research project aimed at documenting known and reported data loss incidents world-wide. The Open Security Foundation asks for contributions of new incidents and new data for existing incidents. For any questions about the project or the data contained within this email or the website (http://www.datalossdb.org), please contact us at curators@datalossdb.org=2E 

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DataLossDB News/Updates

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Incidents Added


Reported Date: 2010-06-03
Summary: Stolen hard drive contained patient database with names, Social Security numbers and medical details
Organizations: Safe Harbor Med Evaluations
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2859 
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Reported Date: 2010-06-02
Summary: Personal information including Social Security numbers of 15,806 potentially breached
Organizations: Penn State University
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2858 
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Reported Date: 2010-06-02
Summary: USB memory stick was lost that contained sensitive information on children and young people
Organizations: West Berkshire Council
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2857 
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Reported Date: 2010-06-02
Summary: Stolen laptop exposes patients names, addresses, Social Security numbers, medical numbers and details
Organizations: Rainbow Hospice and Palliative Care
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2842 
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Reported Date: 2010-06-02
Summary: Call center employee steals customers names, addresses, dates of birth, tax id numbers, and telephone passwords
Organizations: Bank of America
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2843 
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Reported Date: 2010-06-02
Summary: Patients names and Social Security numbers for 708 patients available on the internet for 18 months
Organizations: University of Louisville
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2855 
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Reported Date: 2010-06-01
Summary: Surplus computers sold containing 2000 employees names and Social Security numbers
Organizations: Roanoke City Public Schools
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2850 
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Reported Date: 2010-05-28
Summary: Hundreds of names, addresses, Social Security numbers and medical details found along side of road
Organizations: Aetna Life Insurance Company
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2856 
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Reported Date: 2010-05-22
Summary: Computer system was hacked as thieves made off with the credit card numbers of hundreds of customers
Organizations: Aldaco's Mexican Cuisine
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2848 
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Reported Date: 2009-08-17
Summary: Former employee access names and Social Security numbers for boost at new job
Organizations: Virgin Money
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2851 
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Reported Date: 2009-07-30
Summary: Checks sent in mail were lost in transit
Organizations: Bank of America, Commerce Insurance
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2844 
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Reported Date: 2009-07-22
Summary: Thousands of customers credit card numbers exposed by hacker
Organizations: Coffee.org
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2852 
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Reported Date: 2009-06-08
Summary: 52 Credit card numbers stolen from ATM breach and e-commerce hack
Organizations: Mastercard, Webster Five
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2854 
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Reported Date: 2009-02-24
Summary: Programming error results in employees tax information being mailed to wrong persons
Organizations: Macy's
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2847 
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Reported Date: 2009-02-16
Summary: Employee sends letters with account numbers to wrong addresses
Organizations: Capital One
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2845 
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Reported Date: 2009-02-11
Summary: 8,478 Social Security numbers of employees exposed by computer kept by former employee
Organizations: BlackRock, Inc.
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2861 
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Reported Date: 2008-12-29
Summary: 14 applicants' personal information exposed through mishandling of documents by third party
Organizations: Framingham State College, Creative Imaging Solutions
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2860 
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Reported Date: 2008-12-18
Summary: Thousands of accounts of employees exposed through 5 stolen laptops
Organizations: HealthEquity
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2853 
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Reported Date: 2008-07-28
Summary: Hacker gains access to main website, exposing credit cards of customers
Organizations: Rising Roll Gourmet
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2849 
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Reported Date: 2008-03-07
Summary: Confidential file about clients unintentionally accessible through website
Organizations: Priority Health
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/2846 
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Blotter Posts


Added: 2010-06-06
Title: Small businesses spend over =E2=82=AC2bn on security
http://www.irishexaminer.com/business/kfcwkfqlojkf/rss2/ 
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Added: 2010-06-06
Title: Medical ID theft a threat to privacy, health and finances
http://www.walletpop.com/blog/2010/06/04/increasing-medical-id-theft-a-threat-to-privacy-health-and-fina/ 
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Added: 2010-06-06
Title: Authorities: ID theft ring paid for woman's 'tummy tuck'
http://feeds.chicagotribune.com/~r/chicagotribune/technology/~3/rbzcwTf-35w/chi-tummy-tuck-theft-ring-link,0,7929042.storylink 
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Added: 2010-06-04
Title: AvMed: Breach of customer data three times worse than reported
http://www.gainesville.com/article/20100603/articles/100609817 
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Added: 2010-06-01
Title: Code on data breaches published
http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/851/f/10838/s/add7231/l/0L0Sirishtimes0N0Cnewspaper0Cbreaking0C20A10A0C0A60A10Cbreaking640Bhtm/story01.htm 
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Added: 2010-06-01
Title: Documents you copy, fax may be stored for identity thieves
http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/dayton-news/documents-you-copy-fax-may-be-stored-for-identity-thieves-738711.html?cxtype=rss_local-news 
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