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Maryland Information Security Breach Notices - 2009

As of January 2008, any business that retains consumer records is required by Maryland law to notify a consumer who is a resident of Maryland if his or her information is compromised. The "security breach law" also requires the business to notify the Office of the Attorney General. This webpage contains links to all notices sent to the OAG since the law took effect. Below is a chart containing the case number, date of the notice, business name, how many people are affected what information was compromised and how it was lost. For more information on the security breach law, click here.

Breach Notices from: 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008
Case Number Date Received Business Name No. of MD residents Total breach size Information breached How breach occurred
182306 10/2/2009 0:00 Mountain State Blue Cross Blue Shield   name, address, taxpayer ID #, SSN, national provider ID # laptop theft
182318 10/5/2009 0:00 Highmark, Inc.   name, address, taxpayer ID #, SSN, national provider ID # laptop stolen
182315 10/6/2009 0:00 Nordstrom 1   credit card information skimmed by employee
182307 10/9/2009 0:00 Carefirst Blue Cross Blue Shield   10000 laptop theft name, address, tax ID #, SSN, nationa provider ID #
182316 10/14/2009 0:00 BB&T 2   name, address, SSN laptop stolen from office
182321 10/15/2009 0:00 McGraw-Hill Construction 1   name, address, SSN laptop stolen from office
182319 10/16/2009 0:00 Feeney Agency, Inc. 4   name, address, DOB, SSN, DL# computer stolen from office
182320 10/20/2009 0:00 Vernon Sales Promotion 66   name, address, credit card # website hacked
182323 10/20/2009 0:00 Easybakeware.com 217   name, credit card info website hacked
182312 10/21/2009 0:00 Moses, Phillips, Young, Brannon and Henninger, LLP   electronic backup records stolen from car
182309 10/28/2009 0:00 Williams College 14 750 name, SSN laptop stolen from car
182308 10/30/2009 0:00 Anne Arundel County Fire Department 5700 5700 name, address, SSN laptop stolen
182310 10/30/2009 0:00 Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. 1   name, address, SSN, DOB laptop stolen from car
182317 10/30/2009 0:00 Erisa Pension Systems 2 330 name, address, SSN, account information accidentally e-mailed to all clients
182373 11/3/2009 0:00 BlackRock 61   name, address, tax ID #, SSN CD's delivered to wrong client by 3rd party contractor
182374 11/9/2009 0:00 Sea Ray Boats 7 341 name, address, SSN spreadsheet e-mailed to wrong recipient
182375 11/11/2009 0:00 Eisai, Inc. 1   name, address, SSN laptop stolen from car
182376 11/12/2009 0:00 Cobra Electronics Corporation 220   name, credit card #, address website hacked
182381 11/17/2009 0:00 Genworth Life Insurance Company 1   name, SSN, contract #, mailing address website hacked
182388 11/20/2009 0:00 FCI USA, LLC 10 2000 name, SSN, DOB laptop stolen
182382 11/23/2009 0:00 Lockheed Martin Corporation 2   name, SSN electronic breach
182383 12/1/2009 0:00 Health Net 802   name, address, SSN, health info, financial account info portable disk drive lost
182387 12/2/2009 0:00 Nuance Communications, Inc. 18   name, SSN laptop stolen
182389 12/4/2009 0:00 Uniformed Services Benefit Association 2   name, address, SSN laptop stolen
182390 12/4/2009 0:00 Textron, Inc. 365   name, address, SSN external hard drive lost
182391 12/8/2009 0:00 Ameriprise Financial, Inc. 2   name, SSN, DOB, financial information information sent to wrong client's address
182393 12/10/2009 0:00 Experian 4   name, address, SSN, DOB unauthorized access online
182392 12/11/2009 0:00 The Beijing Center for Chinese Studies   name, SSN laptop stolen from office
182395 12/11/2009 0:00 InterContinental Hotels Group 428   name, payment card number, expiration date, verification code malicious software on website
182396 12/14/2009 0:00 Universal American 1   name, HICN, address HICN printed on envelopes
182398 12/15/2009 0:00 National Audubon Society 1 688 name, credit card #, SSN computer stolen from office
182399 12/16/2009 0:00 BlueCross BlueShield of Tennassee 259   name, address, member ID, SSN, DOB hard drives stolen from call center
182400 12/23/2009 0:00 M&T Bank 39   name, address, account # Checks stolen from branch
182401 12/28/2009 0:00 Western Michigan University 2   name, SSN inadvertant exposure on website
182402 12/28/2009 0:00 Telhio Credit Union 1   name, address, DOB, SSN, account # report stolen by employee
172550 7/8/2009 12:00:00 AM Center for American Progress     Name, SSN Computer Security Breach
172558 7/8/2009 12:00:00 AM Amway Corp. 9   Name, Address, phone #, e-mail address Hacking
172597 7/8/2009 12:00:00 AM Experian 20   name, DOB, SSN Hacking
172600 7/8/2009 12:00:00 AM Tyco Flow Control 4     office computer theft
172953 7/16/2009 12:00:00 AM LexisNexis/
179041 7/8/2009 12:00:00 AM Associated Third Party Administrators 3   name, address, SSN, Driver's License info, bank account info Stolen Laptop
179043 7/8/2009 12:00:00 AM Moneygram International 30   name, address, phone #, last 4 gisits of credit payment cards, transaction history Hacking
179044 7/16/2009 12:00:00 AM Lockheed Martin 4   name, SSN Unauthorized access
179045 7/22/2009 12:00:00 AM Britsol-Myers Squip Company 1   name, SSN missing hard drive
179046 7/22/2009 12:00:00 AM Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. 1   name, address, DOB, SSN, account # Former employee in possession of client records
179047 7/24/2009 12:00:00 AM LampSource 1070   name, payment card #
179048 7/27/2009 12:00:00 AM The Partnership Federal Credit Union 22   name, address, account #, ssn Accidental Disclosure
179049 7/27/2009 12:00:00 AM Coffee.org, Inc. 254 8058 name, address, payment card info Hacking
179050 7/10/2009 12:00:00 AM Wells Fargo & Company
179063 8/27/2009 12:00:00 AM Ally Bank 2   name, address, DOB, SSN Information stolen by former employee
179064 8/13/2009 12:00:00 AM Titanium Metals Corporation     name, SSN Malware
179067 8/14/2009 12:00:00 AM American Barcode and RFID 49   username and password, name, e-mail address, phone numbers, address, credit card info Hacking
179068 8/19/2009 12:00:00 AM United Guaranty Residential Insurance Company
179069 8/19/2009 12:00:00 AM Boston University 182   name, SSN, address, DOB Accidental disclosure
179070 8/18/2009 12:00:00 AM Hotels.com 1   name, address, phone #, payment card number computer stolen from vendor
179072 8/28/2009 12:00:00 AM Priceline.com 5   Name, payment card info Unauthorized acces through 3rd party vendor
179073 8/25/2009 12:00:00 AM DaVita Inc. 4   name, SSN Computer theft from office
179074 8/7/2009 12:00:00 AM Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. 1   name, SSN, client ID, account # Lost by 3rd party vendor
179075 8/11/2009 12:00:00 AM Center for American Progress 2   name, address, phone #. e-mail, payment card info breach at 3rd party vendor
179076 8/11/2009 12:00:00 AM Wolters Kluwer 14   name, address, phone #. e-mail, payment card number and expiration date stolen laptop
179078 8/6/2009 12:00:00 AM California Business Bureau, Inc. Medical Billing Services 17 8861 name, DOB, SSN, Address info stolen by employee
181664 8/4/2009 12:00:00 AM T-Mobile USA, Inc. 1 10 name, credit card info Employee theft
181665 8/6/2009 12:00:00 AM Network Solutions, LLC 13030   Name, Payment Card info Hacking
181666 8/13/2009 12:00:00 AM New York Life Insurance Company 4   name. DOB, SSN, policy #, policy info laptop stolen from employee's car
181667 8/17/2009 12:00:00 AM Virgin Money USA, Inc.     name, SSN Unauthorized access by former employee
181668 8/20/2009 12:00:00 AM Radisson Hotels International, Inc.     name, payment card #, expiration date hacking
181669 9/14/2009 12:00:00 AM AT&T 10   name, address, DL#, SSN, credit card # paper documetns inappropriately removed from premises
181670 9/14/2009 12:00:00 AM MassMutual Financial Group 2 73 name, address, SSN, financial account # Mail Theft
181671 9/11/2009 12:00:00 AM LitCon Group, LLC 2   name, address, DOB, SSN laptop stolen from employee's car
181675 9/3/2009 12:00:00 AM Priceline.com 5   name, address, credit card #, Exp. date, verification code unathorized access
181677 9/8/2009 12:00:00 AM T-Mobile USA, Inc. 22   name, address, SSN unauthorized access
181679 9/4/2009 12:00:00 AM Scarborough & Associates 1   name, e-mail address, phone #, policy #, SSN e-mail sent to wrong address
181683 9/18/2009 12:00:00 AM AlixPartners LLP 32   name, address, SSN laptop stolen from employuee's car
181685 9/25/2009 12:00:00 AM GMAC Mortgage, LLC 2   specific Loan information fro 2 customers Closing documetns sent to wrong customers
181691 9/15/2009 12:00:00 AM DJO, LLC 5   name, address, SSN, account balance, insurance info laptop stolen from employee's car
181692 9/28/2009 12:00:00 AM GMAC Mortgage, LLC     name, address, loan #, SSN, credit card #, DOB Software accidentally exposed customers' info to other customers
181696 9/29/2009 12:00:00 AM Quest Diagnostics Inc. 7   name, address, SSN Laptop stolen
181699 9/25/2009 12:00:00 AM PACE Undustry Union-Managment Pension Fund 18   name, SSN laptop left on airplane
181702 9/14/2009 12:00:00 AM T. Rowe Price 9   name, address, check images inadvertant exposure to customers
181704 9/23/2009 12:00:00 AM Kraft Foods 102   name, SSN comoputer and flash drive stolen from employee's car
181707 9/1/2009 12:00:00 AM Assurity Financial Services, LLC 487
181710 9/2/2009 12:00:00 AM TD Bank 7   name, account #, SSN, account balance Laptop stolen from office
181711 9/2/2009 12:00:00 AM Evanston Capital Management 1   name, address, SSN tax form inadvertantly sent to wrong customer
181712 9/8/2009 12:00:00 AM Group M 2 1501 name, SSN bank account information 8 laptops stolen
172550 7/8/2009 Center for American Progress   Name, SSN Computer Security Breach
172558 7/8/2009 Amway Corp. 9   Name, Address, phone #, e-mail address Hacking
172597 7/8/2009 Experian 20   name, DOB, SSN Hacking
172600 7/8/2009 Tyco Flow Control 4   office computer theft
172603 7/6/2009 Boeing Stores, Inc. 91   name, credit card # hacking
172604 7/6/2009 Associated Third Party Administrators 3   name, address, SSN, DL#, pesnion information office computer theft
172601 6/30/2009 Kubota Credit Corp. 1   name, address, DOB, phone #, SSN Customer's credit application information used to fraudulently open new line of credit by a 3rd party
172594 6/26/2009 State Farm insurance Companies 5   name, address, SSN employee theft
172593 6/25/2009 Broadridge Financial Solutions 40   name, SSN accidental disclosure to 3rd party
172595 6/24/2009 Northrup Grumman Information Systems 2  
172589 6/22/2009 Procter & Gamble 1   name, SSN Laptop theft
172587 6/15/2009 Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. 213   Name, SSN, account # Office theft
172588 6/15/2009 Beam Global Spirits & Wine, Inc. 6   name, address, SSN employee theft
172572 6/9/2009 Hitachi Data Systems Corp. 29   name, address, SSN Laptop stolen from employee's home
172581 6/5/2009 Avivia USA 72 550 name, address, SSN hacking
172579 6/4/2009 Newton Manufacturing Co. 62   name, address, SSN hacking
172574 6/3/2009 CS Stars 287   Name, SSN office theft
172575 6/3/2009 AARP   name, SSN, address, DOB laptop theft from employee's home
172577 6/3/2009 Vocus 1   human resources data incorrectly delivered
172573 6/2/2009 Sony Corporation of America 121   names, credit card #, Exp. date unauthroized access
172571 5/29/2009 Members Plus Credit Union 10   Name, address, account #, SSN Lost box of data tapes
172570 5/26/2009 MassMutual Financial Group 1   name, address, contract #, SSN accidental disclosure to 3rd party
172566 5/21/2009 Batteries.com LLC 3510   name, credit card info hacking
172569 5/21/2009 Davis Vision 1367 65 name, SSN, insurance claim info Accidental disclosure to 3rd party
172565 5/19/2009 Cigna Healthcare 6   Name, SSN unauthorized use by 3rd party contractor employees
172563 5/13/2009 Health Dialog Services Corp. 2   name, address, SSN, credit card # & exp date, user name, password hacking
172562 5/12/2009 H.D. Buttercup 1 1230 name, credit card info hacking
172561 5/11/2009 Pfizer, Inc. 29   Name, SSN backup drive accidentally discarded
169628 5/8/2009 LexisNexis  
172552 5/5/2009 Jones & Associates Insurance Agency, Inc. 586   name, phone #, address, SSN, DL#, Tax ID # Computer stolen from office
172560 5/4/2009 LexisNexis 896   Name, DOB, SSN Obtained through fraudulent accounts
172544 4/27/2009 United Food and Commercial Workers International 27   Name, Address, SSN, DOB, E-mail address Laptop stolen from office
172547 4/27/2009 LPL Financial Corporation 3   Name, Address, Financial account info, SSN Servers stolen from office
172548 4/27/2009 Experian 1   Name, Address, SSN, DOB Unauthorized access via internet
172543 4/23/2009 Milgard MFG Inc. 1   Name, SSN Stolen Laptop
172542 4/15/2009 The Washington Examiner   Names, Addresses Laptop stolen from office
172541 4/14/2009 Policy Studies, Inc. 1   Name, SSN, Bank Account # Employee theft
168299 04/09/09 Fox Entertainment Group, Inc.     name, SSN, compensation information stolen by employee
168294 04/08/09 Peninsula Orthopaedic Associates 81274   name, address, SSN, DOB, insurance plan #, Insurance ID # backup tapes stolen en route to storage facility
168293 04/08/09 Johns Hopkins Health System 10757   name, address, DOB, parents' names, SSN, Insurance info Former employee stole information
168291 04/06/09 Continental Airlines 7   name, address, SSN Laptop stolen from office
168286 04/06/09 Godwin Pumps of America, Inc. 21 180 name, address, SSN, DOB Stolen laptop
168292 04/06/09 MFS Investment Management 1   name, address, account #, tax reporting info. Not SSN 1099 forms accidentally viewable by customers
168283 04/03/09 Fujitsu Consulting, Inc.
168259 04/10/09 City of Chicago, Department of Revenue     Name, SSN Laptop stolen from construction site, info was encrypted
168298 04/10/09 TD Bank 10   name, address, SSN, DOB, deposit account #, DL # Stolen by employees
168272 04/10/09 BB&T Financial, FSB 1   name, address, SSN, Account # credit reprots accidentally mailed to wrong borrowers/applicants
168255 03/09/09 Branch Banking & Trust Co. 63   name, account #, address, SSN, signature, DL #, DOB Information provided to 3rd parties by former employee for fraudulent purposes
168256 03/05/09 State Farm insurance Companies 1     records discarded w/out being shredded
168253 03/05/09 Experian 1   name, address, SSN, DOB, account numbers unauthorized access to consumer credit report information
168252 03/03/09 Pentel of America, LTD. 37 2076 name, address, e-mail address, phone #, credit card #, expiration date, credit card security code. Hacking online retail outlet
168281 03/27/09 Fresenius Medical Care 208   name, SSN, DOB, Insurance Company name, Payment Info Laptop stolen from employee's car
168279 03/25/09 Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. 2   name, address, credit card # list accidentally sent in e-mail to customers
168276 03/25/09 TrevelCLICK 15   name, address, credit card #, expiration date, phone #, e-mail address Accidnetally posted to website
168278 03/25/09 International Cake Exploration Societe 7   name, address, phone #, credit card information accessible on unsecure web server
168274 03/24/09 Penton Media 1 54 name, credit card #, expiration date Lost laptop
168271 03/23/09 Catelent Pharma Solutions, Inc. 5 2656 name, SSN, address, salary info Stolen Laptop
168270 03/19/09 LifeWatch Corp. 49   name, DOB, SSN accidentally posted on public website
168269 03/18/09 Navy Federal Credit Union 616   name, address, SSN, DOB List accidentally sent to wrong client
168262 03/17/09 Motorola, Inc., Enterprise Mobility business 3   name, address, payment card #'s Stolen Laptop
168268 03/16/09 Broome Community College 120 13627 name,address, SSN SSN included on mailing address of newsletter
168260 03/16/09 Ultimate Ears 2   name, address, e-mail address, credit card numbers Laptops stolen from office
168263 03/12/09 The National Center for Children and Families 10   name, address, SSN Accidental exposure over the Internet
166406 02/02/09 Student Loan Express, Inc. 1263   name, address, SSN, DOB, student loan account info information mistakenly transmitted to wrong student loan lender
166411 02/02/09 LPL Financial Corp. 2   name, address, SSN unauthorized individual accessed trading and operation platform
166413 02/03/09 Best Buy 19   credit card numbers, name Employee used "card skimmer" to steal credit card information from customers
166414 02/03/09 Parsons 5   name, SSN Data tape stolen from office
166422 02/11/09 JetDirect Aviation 11 2216 name, address, SSN, bank routing and account #, shareholder transactions laptop stolen from office, password protected but not encrypted
166426 02/11/09 Beverly National Bank 1   name, payment card # and expiration date, CVV # Heartland Payment Systems breach
166424 02/17/09 MetLife 4   name, address, SSN electronic fax server malfunctioned and faxes were inadvertantly misdirected
166428 02/17/09 Motorola, Inc. 48   nsme, address, payment card #, expiration date Website Hacked
166429 02/18/09 Geeks.com 1   name, address, phone #, e-mail address, credit card #, expiration date, card verification # Website Hacked
166431 02/18/09 Revenue Assurance Professional, LLC 15   name, address, SSN Former Employee obtained personal information wihtout authorization
166433 02/27/09 Fidelity Investments 1   name, account #, account positions login credentials compromised and account was improperly accessed by an unauthorized individual
166437 03/03/09 Developers Diversified Realty Corp. 205   name, address, SSN, dividend related info 1099 tax forms mailed to wrong shareholders
164794 02/02/09 Heartland Payment Systems     name, payment card number online payment processing system hacked
164571 01/30/09 Continental Airlines 7   name, SSN, fingerprint image, DOB, address Laptop stolen from locked office
164566 01/30/09 Occidental Petroleum Corp. 23   name, address, DOB, employee ID #, SSN former employee e-mailed spreadsheet to personal e-mail account
164581 01/29/09 MassMutual Financial Group 3   Name, Address, DOB, SSN client information accidentally disclosed to another client
164578 01/29/09 Educational Testing Service     name, SSN laptop missing from office
164577 01/20/09 SRA International, Inc. 1397   unknown, potentially: name, address, DOB, health info, SSN virus on internal network may have allowed access to sensitive information
164573 01/15/09 Hewlett-Packard Co. 1227   name, SSN, medical history, diagnosis or treatment, health insurance account # Stolen Laptop
164562 01/07/09 Seventh-Day Adventist Church 561   name, SSN stolen laptop
164561 01/06/09 Innodata Isogen, Inc. 8 141 name, address, SSN, DOB Laptop stolen from employee's car

 

 

 

 

 
 

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