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10 largest data breaches of 2007

December 14th, 2007 · No Comments

From the ‘and you thought your data was safe’ department.

10. Monster.com — New Job Posting on Monster.com: CISO for Monster.com?
Victims: 1.3 million
Class Action Outrage Scale: 9 out of 10 lawyers
D’oh! Factor: 2 out of 5 Homers

9. Commerce Bank of Wichita, Kansas — Now That’s Just Showing Off
Victims: 20
Class Action Outrage Scale: 0 out of 10 lawyers
D’oh! Factor: 1 out of 5 Homers

8. Indianapolis Power and Light — Keeping the Lights on a Little Too Long Maybe
Victims: 3,000
Class Action Outrage Scale: 4 out of 10 lawyers
D’oh Factor: 4 out of 5 Homers

7. TSA — Doing DHS Proud!
Victims: 3,930
Class Action Outrage Scale: 7 out of 10 lawyers
D’oh! Factor: 3 out of 5 Homers

6. Shaw’s Supermarket — ’What Should We Use for Passwords? Oh, I Know!’
Victims: 472 store employees
Class Action Outrage Scale: 2 out of 10 lawyers
D’oh! Factor: 5 out of 5 Homers

5. Swedish Urology Group — Urine Trouble!
Victims: “Hundreds”
Class Action Outrage Scale: 1 out of 10 lawyers
D’oh! Factor: 5 out of 5 Homers

4. The Nature Conservancy — Think of It as Recycled Data
Victims: 14,000
Class Action Outrage Scale: 9 out of 10 lawyers
D’oh! Factor: 4 out of 5 Homers

3. TSA, Part II — Still Doing DHS Proud!
Victims: 100,000
Class Action Outrage Scale: 3 out of 10 lawyers
D’oh! Factor: 4 out of 5 Homers

2. Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs — One Regrets the Error
Victims: 25 million
Class Action Outrage Scale: 10 out of 10 lawyers
D’oh! Factor: 2 out of 5 Homers

1. TJX — ’Sorry About That. Here’s a Gift Card. Come Back Soon for our Sale!’
Victims: Millions of bargain shoppers worldwide
Class Action Outrage Scale: 8 out of 10 lawyers
D’oh! Factor: 3 out of 5 Homers

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