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[ISN] [Dataloss Weekly Summary] Week of Sunday, January 30, 2011

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Open Security Foundation - DataLossDB Weekly Summary
Week of Sunday, January 30, 2011

5 Incidents Added.

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data loss incidents world-wide. The Open Security Foundation asks for
contributions of new incidents and new data for existing incidents. For
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DataLossDB News/Updates

  No news this week!

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Incidents Added

Reported Date: 2011-01-29
Summary: 13 medical records for hospitalized Iowa football players improperly accessed
Organizations: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3342
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Reported Date: 2011-01-19
Summary: 1147 records exposed including health info, names, addresses on a lost laptop.
Organizations: Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3344
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Reported Date: 2011-01-10
Summary: Website hacked and database downloaded including personal information
Organizations: Fine Gael
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3345
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Reported Date: 2010-12-22
Summary: 1,300 current and former students full names, social security numbers and date of births accessible on website
Organizations: Wentworth Institute of Technology
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3343
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Reported Date: 2010-03-20
Summary: Parking garage worker uses a credit card-scanning device to skim money from customers.
Organizations: Orlando International Airport
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3346
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Blotter Posts

Added: 2011-02-04
Title: To Prove a Point, “Dating” Site Steals 250,000 Facebook Profiles
http://www.geekosystem.com/dating-site-stole-facebook-profiles/
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Added: 2011-02-03
Title: Apple Stores Targeted By Identity-Theft Ring
http://www.toptechnews.com/story.xhtml?story_id=77158
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Added: 2011-02-01
Title: Identity Theft Doubled Last Year In Morton Grove
http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2011/01/31/identity-theft-doubled-last-year-in-morton-grove/
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Added: 2011-02-01
Title: Identity Theft: Statistics on why we should be worried
http://www.onlinesocialmedia.net/20110130/identity-theft-statistics-on-why-we-should-be-worried/
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Added: 2011-02-01
Title: Couple Sentenced For 'Massive' Identity Theft Scheme
http://www2.nbc4i.com/news/2011/jan/27/couple-sentenced-massive-identity-theft-scheme-ar-377911/
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Added: 2011-02-01
Title: New form of identity theft on the rise
http://www.romeobserver.com/articles/2011/01/27/opinion/doc4d41c7f43911a623282396.txt
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Added: 2011-02-01
Title: Online identity theft - should you be worried?
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/8286950/Online-identity-theft-should-you-be-worried.html
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Added: 2011-02-01
Title: Bulgarian man to be sentenced in ID theft case
http://www.abc6.com/Global/story.asp?S=13919834
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Added: 2011-02-01
Title: Texas woman accused of selling son's identity
http://www.statesman.com/news/texas/texas-woman-accused-of-selling-sons-identity-1205464.html?cxtype=rss_texas
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