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[ISN] [Dataloss Weekly Summary] Week of Sunday, October 10, 2010

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Open Security Foundation - DataLossDB Weekly Summary
Week of Sunday, October 10, 2010

19 Incidents Added.

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Incidents Added

Reported Date: 2010-10-16
Summary: File posted on public facing server exposes 3000 Social Security numbers
Organizations: New Mexico Tech
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3197
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Reported Date: 2010-10-15
Summary: Hacked server exposes 106,884 Names, Social Security numbers and dates of birth
Organizations: University of North Florida
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3196
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Reported Date: 2010-10-14
Summary: Accomack County laptop stolen from employee on vacation exposes 35,000 names, addresses and SSN compromised
Organizations: Accomack County Virginia
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3195
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Reported Date: 2010-10-14
Summary: Programming/mailing error exposes 6,299 Social Security numbers
Organizations: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Performance Analysis & Integrity
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3194
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Reported Date: 2010-10-13
Summary: Employee steals 17 customers financial information to transfer funds
Organizations: Navy Federal Credit Union
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3190
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Reported Date: 2010-10-11
Summary: Credit Card Numbers and medical information exposed after attack provides unauthorized access to the password-protected section of website
Organizations: College Of Physicians & Surgeons Of Manitoba
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3189
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Reported Date: 2010-10-08
Summary: Flawed website exposes thousands of volunteers names addresses and Social Security numbers
Organizations: AmeriCorps
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3181
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Reported Date: 2010-10-08
Summary: 3,000 personnel records posted online for several weeks
Organizations: Mississippi National Guard
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3183
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Reported Date: 2010-10-07
Summary: Stolen documents expose 121 customers personal financial information
Organizations: Carolina West Wireless
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3180
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Reported Date: 2010-09-24
Summary: Almost 20,000 patients personal info is breached by virus
Organizations: University of Oklahoma Neurology Clinic
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3182
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Reported Date: 2010-09-02
Summary: 837 patients records potentially exposed from lost USB device
Organizations: University of Rochester Medical Center
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3192
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Reported Date: 2010-08-31
Summary: Personal documents mistakenly left in dumpster - names, dates of birth and Social Security numbers exposed
Organizations: Armed Forces Recruiting Center
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3193
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Reported Date: 2010-08-04
Summary: Hacked server exposes customers names, addresses, Social Security numbers, and account details
Organizations: Verizon Wireless
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3198
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Reported Date: 2010-06-21
Summary: UK doctors security clearance and visa information found on used hard drive and sold at auctions
Organizations: Healthcare Locums Plc
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3191
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Reported Date: 2009-08-03
Summary: Envelope with employee names and Social Security numbers lost in transit
Organizations: Related Companies, Delta Dental of New York
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3185
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Reported Date: 2009-07-15
Summary: Credit card kiosk stolen by employee; who later got caught with skimming device on register
Organizations: Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (MetLife), Restaurant Associates
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3187
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Reported Date: 2009-04-23
Summary: 1,014 students information including Social Security numbers, dates of birth exposed to Internet
Organizations: Public Consulting Group, Shrewsbury Public Schools
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3186
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Reported Date: 2008-09-25
Summary: Box lost during transit contained patients medical records
Organizations: Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3184
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Reported Date: 2007-01-10
Summary: Stolen laptop contained personal information of 25 individuals
Organizations: Newhope Church
http://datalossdb.org/incidents/3188
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Blotter Posts

Added: 2010-10-16
Title: State sues Payday Loan Store for dumping sensitive customer data in trash
http://www.walletpop.com/blog/2010/10/16/state-sues-payday-loan-store-for-dumping-sensitive-customer-data/
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Added: 2010-10-16
Title: State sues Payday Loan Store for dumping sensitive customer data in trash
http://www.walletpop.com/blog/2010/10/16/state-sues-payday-loan-store-for-dumping-sensitive-customer-data/
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Added: 2010-10-16
Title: Protecting Yourself From Identity Theft
http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2010/10/16/protecting-yourself-from-identity-theft/
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Added: 2010-10-16
Title: Stolen computer contains Social Security numbers
http://delmarvanow.com/article/20101016/NEWS01/10160341/1002/rss
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Added: 2010-10-16
Title: Identity Theft: Could it Happen to You?
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/time/mostemailed/~3/Be70pIpnJgs/0,8599,196857,00.html
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Added: 2010-10-15
Title: 11 Ways to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft
http://www.foxbusiness.com/personal-finance/2010/10/15/ways-protect-identity-theft/
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Added: 2010-10-15
Title: Guarding your good name
http://articles.moneycentral.msn.com/SmartSpending/blog/page.aspx?post=1816442
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Added: 2010-10-15
Title: Three Charged with Stealing More Than $150,000 From Nearly 200 People by Skimming ATM, Credit Cards at Gas Pumps
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Yubanet/~3/NHWDYH6N-0Y/Three-Charged-with-Stealing-More-Than-150-000-From-Nearly-200-People-by-Skimming-ATM-Credit-Cards-at-Gas-Pumps.php
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Added: 2010-10-14
Title: Guard your identity: Shredding is just a start
http://articles.moneycentral.msn.com/Banking/FinancialPrivacy/article.aspx?post=1815700
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Added: 2010-10-14
Title: Medicare fraud-identity theft ring is broken
http://www.stltoday.com/lifestyles/health-med-fit/medical/article_2a73adc7-6628-5f0e-9449-2b6df52fd58a.html
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Added: 2010-10-14
Title: How to Protect Data After Laptop Theft
http://bucks.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/10/13/how-to-protect-data-after-laptop-theft/
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Added: 2010-10-12
Title: Beyond the Check-In: How Location Services Can Now Fight Identity Theft
http://feeds.nytimes.com/click.phdo?i=d3ab39641e38c813d7e85d70bad82019
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Added: 2010-10-12
Title: Medical identity theft is costing Canadian insurers millions
http://www.nationalpost.com/Medical+identity+theft+costing+Canadian+insurers+millions/3655958/story.html
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Added: 2010-10-12
Title: New device lets diners swipe credit cards themselves
http://www.heraldnet.com/article/20101012/BIZ/710129926/-1/RSS03
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