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[ISN] [Dataloss Weekly Summary] Week of Sunday, January 2, 2011

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Open Security Foundation - DataLossDB Weekly Summary
Week of Sunday, January 2, 2011

15 Incidents Added.

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DataLossDB News/Updates

  No news this week!

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Incidents Added

Reported Date: 2011-01-08
Summary: 1000 names and Social Security numbers of employees stolen from employee's car
Organizations: Washington St. Employment Security Dept.
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3338
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Reported Date: 2011-01-08
Summary: Laptop with 10,684 unencrypted names, Social Security numbers, address and salary for every employee receiving a W-2 stolen from employee's car
Organizations: Tulane University
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3337
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Reported Date: 2011-01-04
Summary: 1000 patient names, addresses, health and dental insurance member numbers, Social Security Numbers, dates of birth, dental care records, and dental x-rays may have been accessed by hacker
Organizations: Gary C. Spinks, DMD, PC
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3330
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Reported Date: 2011-01-04
Summary: 1,086 patients' names, dates of birth, Social Security Numbers, medications, and medical notes exposed on web for over two years
Organizations: PinnacleHealth System, Gair Medical Transcription Services
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3331
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Reported Date: 2011-01-03
Summary: Customers report fraudulent card use following system security breach
Organizations: Half Hitch Tackle
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3326
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Reported Date: 2010-12-30
Summary: 175 credit card numbers of gas station customers misused
Organizations: EVG Quality Gas
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3325
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Reported Date: 2010-12-30
Summary: Malware enabled database access to 512 names, addresses, Social Security Numbers, PenFed account numbers, and credit/debit card numbers
Organizations: Pentagon Federal Credit Union
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3329
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Reported Date: 2010-12-27
Summary: 2928 patient names, medical record numbers and medical procedure notes sent via unencrypted email to physician home email account
Organizations: Geisinger Health Systems, Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3327
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Reported Date: 2010-12-15
Summary: 15,000 Social Security numbers were stolen by a subcontractor who was working in Office of Temporary Disability Assistance making computer infrastructure upgrades.
Organizations: NYC Social Security Administration
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3328
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Reported Date: 2010-12-10
Summary: 1,744 medical reports with names and dates of birth exposed on the web by transcription service
Organizations: Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Professional Transcription Company, Saint Barnabas Health Care System
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3324
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Reported Date: 2010-02-23
Summary: System hacked exposing 2000 electronic medical records
Organizations: Rick Lawson, Professional Computer Services, Private Practice
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3334
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Reported Date: 2010-02-10
Summary: Documents containing personal information including Social Security numbers and debit card numbers were found in a dumpster
Organizations: Macy's
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3335
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Reported Date: 2000-02-23
Summary: Hacker downloads names, dates of birth, addresses and social security numbers of students, faculty, and alumni
Organizations: Northeastern University
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3332
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Reported Date: 1998-08-04
Summary: Student hacker downloads names, phone numbers, addresses, e-mail addresses and Social Security numbers of 23,000 students, faculty, and staff
Organizations: University of Utah
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3333
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Reported Date: 1985-08-05
Summary: Unauthorized access to customers' credit information
Organizations: American Express
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3336
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Blotter Posts

Added: 2011-01-09
Title: Thurston sees its largest identity theft bust
http://www.thenewstribune.com/2011/01/08/1493516/thurston-sees-its-largest-identity.html?storylink=rss
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Added: 2011-01-09
Title: How thieves will steal your identity
http://articles.moneycentral.msn.com/Banking/FinancialPrivacy/weston-how-thieves-will-steal-your-identity.aspx
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Added: 2011-01-09
Title: Former EMC worker pleads guilty to nearly $1M theft
http://www.bostonherald.com/business/general/view.bg?articleid=1307829&amp;srvc=rss
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Added: 2011-01-09
Title: Credit-card skimmer found in Melbourne gas pump
http://www.floridatoday.com/article/20110106/NEWS01/101060312/1006/rss01
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Added: 2011-01-09
Title: ID theft, data breaches jumped 33 percent in 2010
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/40929975/ns/technology_and_science-security/
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Added: 2011-01-09
Title: Newer MLGW customers must prove identity or face service interruptions
http://feeds.bizjournals.com/~r/bizj_memphis/~3/jsBGY031AUA/newer-mlgw-customers-must-prove.html
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Added: 2011-01-03
Title: U.S. DHS goes after Vietnamese hackers, identity thieves
http://www.itworld.com/security/132288/us-dhs-goes-after-vietnamese-hackers-identity-thieves?source=itw_rss
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Added: 2011-01-03
Title: Fraud reports linked to Sierra Madre gas station top 175
http://www.sgvtribune.com/news/ci_16999125?source=rss
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Added: 2011-01-03
Title: Trail of cyber crimes lead to Winona students
http://www.kare11.com/news/news_article.aspx?storyid=898050
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