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Week of Sunday, December 5, 2010




Week of Sunday, December 5, 2010
Week of Sunday, December 5, 2010



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Open Security Foundation - DataLossDB Weekly Summary
Week of Sunday, December  5, 2010

22 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. 

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DataLossDB News/Updates

  No news this week!


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Incidents Added


Reported Date: 2010-12-12
Summary: 1.3 million user names and passwords exposed after user database compromised
Organizations: Gawker Media
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3283 
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Reported Date: 2010-12-11
Summary: 23 bank account statements stuffed in a single envelope
Organizations: NatWest
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3282 
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Reported Date: 2010-12-11
Summary: Name, date of birth, mobile phone number, postal address and/or 
e-mail address obtained by an unauthorized third party
Organizations: Unknown Organization, McDonald's Corporation, Arc Worldwide
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3280 
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Reported Date: 2010-12-10
Summary: Stolen e-mail marketing list used to send out realistic-looking 
spam that asked recipients to provide personal information
Organizations: Walgreens
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3281 
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Reported Date: 2010-12-10
Summary: Unauthorized access to customer email addresses
Organizations: Walgreens
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3274 
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Reported Date: 2010-12-10
Summary: 501,786 member names and addresses exposed in database
Organizations: Gaelic Athletic Association, Servasport Ltd.
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3277 
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Reported Date: 2010-12-09
Summary: Medical charts belonging to 2,700 pediatric gastroenterology patients on stolen laptop
Organizations: University of Alberta
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3275 
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Reported Date: 2010-12-09
Summary: 60,000 names and identification card numbers including Social Security numbers stolen from server
Organizations: University of Wisconsin-Madison
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3272 
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Reported Date: 2010-12-06
Summary: Product plans, global subscriber database, revenues, commercial 
budgets and media packages posted on the Internet
Organizations: Blizzard Entertainment
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3262 
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Reported Date: 2010-12-02
Summary: Hard drive containing records of 8,300 former students, including Social Security Numbers goes missing
Organizations: University of Arizona
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3273 
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Reported Date: 2010-12-02
Summary: 232,000 Social Security numbers and other personal data exposed to a suspected computer hacker
Organizations: Houston Independent School District
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3263 
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Reported Date: 2010-11-30
Summary: 2000 voters' personal information including names, voter 
registration numbers, addresses, dates of birth, political affiliation 
and signature left in dumpster
Organizations: Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3276 
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Reported Date: 2010-11-30
Summary: Pile of sensitive documents found near bridge exposing names, 
addresses, Social Security numbers and canceled checks
Organizations: Farber Enterprises
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3268 
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Reported Date: 2010-11-22
Summary: Two students arrested for hacking universities servers 90,000 names and Social Security numbers stolen
Organizations: University of Central Missouri
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3265 
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Reported Date: 2010-10-11
Summary: 1469 patients affected due to portable device lost
Organizations: Alliance HealthCare Services, Inc., Oroville Hospital
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3279 
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Reported Date: 2010-10-07
Summary: 1,474 patients affected due to portable device lost
Organizations: Alliance HealthCare Services, Inc., Eden Medical Center
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3278 
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Reported Date: 2010-09-30
Summary: Stolen laptop contains employee names, addresses, dates of birth, and Social Security numbers
Organizations: Darden Restaurant Chain
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3271 
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Reported Date: 2010-08-13
Summary: A spreadsheet shared with third party accidentally contained names and SSNs of clients 
Organizations: Atlanta Housing Authority
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3270 
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Reported Date: 2010-08-10
Summary: Computer stolen from dentist's office, patients names, addresses, Social Security and medical details stolen
Organizations: Ward Morris, DDS
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3269 
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Reported Date: 2010-08-04
Summary: DVD containing patient information never arrived at destination
Organizations: Walsh Pharmacy
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3267 
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Reported Date: 2010-08-03
Summary: Laptop containing customer information stolen from company model home
Organizations: NVR Ryan Homes
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3266 
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Reported Date: 2010-07-15
Summary: Employee steals students' personal information stolen from university database
Organizations: High Point University
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3264 
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Blotter Posts


Added: 2010-12-11
Title: McDonald's Warns Customers of Data Theft
http://www.walletpop.com/2010/12/11/mcdonalds-warns-customers-of-data-theft/ 
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Added: 2010-12-11
Title: GAA data theft 'unlikely to lead to identity fraud'
http://rss.feedsportal.com/c/851/f/10845/s/107f7e1b/l/0L0Sirishtimes0N0Cnewspaper0Cireland0C20A10A0C12110C122428530A17810Bhtml/story01.htm 
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Added: 2010-12-11
Title: Congress Exempts Physicians From Identity Theft 'Red Flags' Rule
http://www.aafp.org/online/en/home/publications/news/news-now/practice-management/20101208redflagsexemption.html 
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Added: 2010-12-07
Title: Is your office copy machine an identity thief?
http://articles.moneycentral.msn.com/Banking/FinancialPrivacy/article.aspx?post=61179cc1-699f-49da-981c-da843dc25ac9 
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Added: 2010-12-07
Title: Identity Theft in the "Blink" of an Eye
http://www.wetmtv.com:80/news/state/story/Identity-Theft-in-the-Blink-of-an-Eye/BA3s-Py0kE2CV6FSHUvwwQ.cspx?rss=128 
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Added: 2010-12-07
Title: Columbia Bank the latest to be hit with ATM skimming scheme
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/baltimoresun/business/investing/rss2/~3/-4LWbWl9h2U/bs-bz-ambrose-bank-skimming-20101207,0,6038629.story 
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Added: 2010-12-07
Title: Boob job ID thief gets 30-month sentence
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/40534761/ns/local_news-miami_fl/ 
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