[ISN] [Dataloss Weekly Summary] Week of Sunday, October 24, 2010

From: InfoSec News <alerts_at_private>
Date: Mon, 1 Nov 2010 23:02:56 -0600 (CST)

Open Security Foundation - DataLossDB Weekly Summary
Week of Sunday, October 24, 2010

10 Incidents Added.


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Incidents Added

Reported Date: 2010-10-29
Summary: Students names, grades and Social Security numbers of 40,101 left exposed on a server for nearly a year
Organizations: University of Hawaii

Reported Date: 2010-10-27
Summary: Student list containing names and Social Security numbers posted on the internet
Organizations: University of Connecticut

Reported Date: 2010-10-27
Summary: Telstra sends misaddressed letters to over 200,000 customers
Organizations: Telstra

Reported Date: 2010-10-18
Summary: Boxes of employee's personal info including W-2, drivers licenses, Social Security numbers, and tax information found by dumpster
Organizations: Jackson Hewitt

Reported Date: 2010-10-16
Summary: Patient information stolen from a courier service, exposing patient insurance information and partial/full SSN
Organizations: UC Davis Medical Center

Reported Date: 2010-10-14
Summary: A credit union employee stole customers names and credit card details
Organizations: Fairwinds Credit Union, RBC

Reported Date: 2010-10-12
Summary: Employee steals credit card numbers from bank customers, sentenced to pay $1,071,871.33 in restitution
Organizations: Citibank

Reported Date: 2010-10-01
Summary: Personal information including names, addresses and Social Security numbers left exposed on a desk by a federal investigator
Organizations: Federal Prison Industries Inc, Lexington Federal Medical Center

Reported Date: 2010-07-26
Summary: Equipment stolen from facility exposes current and former employees name, SSN and fingerprints
Organizations: Trade Center Management Association, LLC

Reported Date: 2008-05-05
Summary: Desktop computer containing 180 patient details including names, dates of birth and clinical information was stolen
Organizations: North West London Hospitals NHS Trust


Blotter Posts

Added: 2010-10-30
Title: Banks' poor security forces 'one-in-ten' customers to switch

Added: 2010-10-30
Title: Tips to protect your identity

Added: 2010-10-25
Title: How to Clear Old Cell Phones, Avoid ID Theft

Added: 2010-10-25
Title: Medical identity theft a more prevalent occurrence

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