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Maryland Information Security Breach Notices - 2010

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
214970 12/30/2010 0:00 Peachtree Natural Foods 3 name, email address, payment card # hacking
214967 12/29/2010 0:00 Marsh U.S. Consumer 5 name, SSN inadvertanlty exposed on website
214969 12/29/2010 0:00 Experian 12 name, address, DOB,SSN, financial account # unauthroized access to credit report
214966 12/27/2010 0:00 DCM partners LLC 1 27 name, address, financial account #, SSN laptop lost
214968 12/27/2010 0:00 Westcon Group 1 49 name, bank account#, SSN hacking
214964 12/22/2010 0:00 Experian 1 name, address, SSN, DOB, financial account # unauthorized access to credit report
214962 12/21/2010 0:00 KCI USA, Inc. 4 name, address, SSN, payment card # infromation used  by former employee
214960 12/20/2010 0:00 CHS, Inc. Name, Address SSN SSN visible through envelope window
214961 12/17/2010 0:00 Columbia Management 1 name, address, SSN SSN visible through envelope window
214959 12/14/2010 0:00 Gary C. Spinks, DMD, PC 1000 name, address, DOB, SSN, insurance information, xrays hacking/virus
214951 12/13/2010 0:00 Concur Technologies, Inc. 18 name, address, SSN DOB computer stolen from office
214953 12/10/2010 0:00 Experian 1 name, address, DOB, SSN, financial account # unauthorized access to credit report
214954 12/10/2010 0:00 Experian 1 name, address, SSN, DOB, financial account number unauthorized access to credit report
214955 12/10/2010 0:00 Experian 3 name, address, SSN, DOB, financial account # unauthorized access to credit report
214957 12/10/2010 0:00 Genesco, Inc. payment card information hacking
214958 12/10/2010 0:00 Twin America LLC 1920 110000 name, address, payment card #, expiration date virus/hacking
214950 12/8/2010 0:00 S.W. Carter, LLC 180 name, SSN, DL#, financial account # laptop stolen from office
214952 12/8/2010 0:00 Experian 2 name, address, DOB, SSN, financial account # unauthorized access to credit report
214949 12/7/2010 0:00 Education Management Corporation (EDMC) 10 name, SSN, address stolen laptop
214948 12/3/2010 0:00 Experian 4 name, address, SSN, DOB financial account # unauthorized access to credit reports
214945 12/2/2010 0:00 PIA Designs LLP 2 1701 name, address, SSN, medical information laptop stolen from employee's home
214947 12/2/2010 0:00 Experian 6 name, address, ssn, dob, financial account # unauthorized access to credit reports
214944 12/1/2010 0:00 Experian 10 name, address, DOB, SSN, finanial account # unauthorized access to credit reports
214941 11/29/2010 0:00 Dartmouth College 2 147 name, phone #, payment card # stolen hard drive
214942 11/29/2010 0:00 Deloitte Consulting, LLP 2 name, SSN virus/hacking
214943 11/29/2010 0:00 ATI Foundation name, payment card # unknown
214939 11/19/2010 0:00 New York Life Insurance Company 2 name, address, DOB, SSN, policy number stolen laptop
214940 11/19/2010 0:00 Experian 4 nmae, SSN, DOB, financial account information unauthroized access to credit report
214936 11/18/2010 0:00 Experian 6 name, SSN, DOB, financial account numbers unauthorized access to credit reports
214932 11/15/2010 0:00 Kraft Foods 174 Name, SSN Laptop stolen
214933 11/15/2010 0:00 Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. 111 name, address, ssn stolen laptop
214934 11/15/2010 0:00 Caterpiller, Inc. 1 name, address, DOB, SSN Unauthorized access by employee
214935 11/15/2010 0:00 Experian 25 name, address, SSN, DOB, financial account numbers Unauthorized access to credit reports
214929 11/12/2010 0:00 Methodist Theological School in Ohio 4 name, address, DOB, SSN Stolen Laptop
214930 11/12/2010 0:00 RCS Inc. 2 name, SSN, insurance information unauthorized access by former employee
214928 11/9/2010 0:00 WJLA-TV/News Channel 8 Name, SSN Inadvertantly posted on website
214938 11/9/2010 0:00 Lastar, Inc. 88 3000 name, credit card number website hacked
199998 11/5/2010 0:00 Kayswer-Roth Corporation 31 name, SSN, Bank account info stolen laptop
199999 11/5/2010 0:00 ECS LEarning Systems, Inc. 28 1300 name, address, credit/debit card info hacking
200000 11/5/2010 0:00 Natek Inc. 38 251 name, address, SSN, financial account #
214937 11/3/2010 0:00 Bare Escentuals 94 name, SSN, address, salary information stolen laptop
199985 10/26/2010 0:00 MetLife 3 name, address, SSN employee made unauthorized search of database
199992 10/26/2010 0:00 Japan Foundation, Los Angeles 126 name, DOB, credit card # hacking
199977 10/25/2010 0:00 Cook Motorcars Ltd. 82 customer address, name, phone #, DOB, SSN, credit report unauthorized access to files
199990 10/25/2010 0:00 Ipsos North America 3 1593 employee name, SSN, DOB, address, phone # laptop lost in course of travel
199994 10/25/2010 0:00 ABS Global, Inc. 1 317 name, address, SSN, 401(k) info laptop stolen from employee's car
199993 10/20/2010 0:00 P&E Soluntions Corp. name, e-mail address, SSN, phone # illegal access to data
199988 10/18/2010 0:00 AFTRA 6 4364 name, address, SSN, Credit Card # hacking
199989 10/18/2010 0:00 Cecil Partnerships for Children, Youth & Families, Inc. PAPER BREACH: 
199982 10/14/2010 0:00 Cardinal Health 7 name, employee #, SSB improper disposal of computers
199983 10/14/2010 0:00 Freddie Mac 1 mortgage loan file information information sent to employee's personal e-mail
199984 10/12/2010 0:00 Experian 15 name, address, SSN, DOB unknown individuals gained access to credit reports
199981 10/7/2010 0:00 Gap, Inc. 3 name, credit card #, verification code information stolen by call center employee
199980 10/6/2010 0:00 Johns Hopkins Health System 614 692 name, SSN, DOB information inadvertantly sent as e-mail attatchment to employees
199978 10/5/2010 0:00 Transcend Capital 2 name, address, acct # e-mail sent to incorrect address
191460 10/4/2010 0:00 ALDI Inc. 8000 name, payment card #, PIN tampered payment card readers installed in stores, enabling unauthorized individuals to fraudulently obtain payment card information
191460 10/04/10 ALDI Inc. 8000   name, payment card #, PIN tampered payment card readers installed in stores, enabling unauthorized individuals to fraudulently obtain payment card information
191186 09/30/10 Wells Fargo 3   name, address, DOB, SSN package sent to wrong address
191404 09/27/10 Deloitte Tax LLP 1   name, SSN, payslip e-mail accidentally contained the file
191405 09/24/10 Ameriprise Financial, Inc. 1   name, address, SSN, contract nuber, brokerage account # documents sent to wrong fax number
191407 09/24/10 Kinetic Concepts Inc. 59   name, address, DOB, SSN document accidentally attached to email, sent to employees
191092 09/24/10 VisionQuest 208   name, address, SSN, DOB, DJS # laptop stoilen from employee's vehicle
191408 09/23/10 GEICO 11   name, SSN, DOB accidentally sent with e-mail
191409 09/20/10 Carefirst Blue Cross Blue Shield 182   SSN, name SSN accidentally viewable in online application
191101 09/17/10 Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)     name, SSN, DOB backup tapes stolen
191410 09/14/10 Lincoln Financial Group 2   name, address, DOB, SSN, phone #, E-mail address policy application sent to wrong e-mail address
191412 09/10/10 Morgan Keegan & Comopany, Inc. 43   name, SSN reporting document attained by attorney, now suing the company
191413 09/03/10 Cheseapeake Energy Corporation 1 957 name, address, SSN PAPER BREACH: documents lost by shredding contractor
191415 09/01/10 Darden Restaurants, Inc.     name, employee ID #, address, DOB, SSN, salary information laptop stolen from car
191186 09/01/10 Wells Fargo 3   name, address, DOB, SSN package sent to wrong address
191182 08/24/10 Eastmoreland Surgical Clinic 1   name, address, phone #, DOB, SSN Computers stolen from office
191183 08/23/10 Airgas, Inc. 1   unknown malicious software discovered on employee in MD's computer
191181 08/23/10 MDVIP, Inc. 4   name, address, DOB, medical records misprinted mailing labels resulted in Cd's sent to wrong members
191185 08/20/10 Sovereign Bank 2   name, address, loan amount, loan number mortgage note lost in mail
191180 08/20/10 Sovereign Bank 2   name, address, loan # PAPER BREACH: Mortgage note lost in mail
191178 08/16/10 Atlanta Housing Authority 1   name, address, SSN file accidentally given to reporter and representative from local advocacy group
191176 08/13/10 Homecall, Inc. 11   name, address, SSN, medical record #, diagnosis, treatment information portable device stolen
191179 08/13/10 Ward A. Morris, DDS 4   name, address, phone #, DOB, SSN, internal patient id # computer server stolen from office
191177 08/11/10 Intermedia Outdoors 2   name, payment card # unauthorized access
191175 08/05/10 Verizon Wireless 8   name, phone #, billing address, SSN, wireless account information hacking
191172 08/05/10 The TJX Companies, Inc. 1   name, SSN First Advantage Tax Consulting Services breach: lost laptop
191174 08/04/10 Walsh Pharmacy 1   name, SSN, health care #, DL #, prescription information DVD lost in mail
191171 08/03/10 NVR, Inc. 1   name, SSN stolen laptop
191160 07/30/10 Jefferson University Hospitals 81     laptop stolen from employee's car
191159 07/30/10 HEI Hospitality LLC 61   name, credit card # hacking
191158 07/27/10 Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 11   names, bank account # 3rd party payroll co. (Ceridian Corporation) hacked, paychecks re-routed to fraudulent bank accounts
191157 07/27/10 Trade Center Management Associates, LLC 284   name, SSN, fingerprints computer equipment stolen from office
191156 07/27/10 First Advantage Tax Consulting Services 17 32842 name, SSN laptop lost at airport
191155 07/26/10 High Point University 634   name, credit card # employee theft
191154 07/26/10

Destination Hotels & Resorts, Inc.

UPDATE

1354   name, payment card #, expiration date unauthorized access to computers/Hacking
191153 07/20/10 SeaChange International     name, address, SSN employee theft
191152 07/19/10 South Shore Hospital 600   name, address, DOB, SSN, DL#, phone #, bank account # or credit card #, health plan information back-up files lost
191150 07/19/10 Farmers Insurance Group 7   name, address, phone #, policy #, DL#, SSN computers stolen from office
191149 07/17/10 Principal Life Insurance Company 9   name, account #, address, transaction information customer confirmation statements mailed to wrong customers
191148 07/16/10 Lincoln National Life Insurance Company 552 26840 name, address, policy #, SSN, DL#, credit or medical information username and password accidentally included in brochure which was posted on website
191147 07/15/10 The Prudential Insurance Company of America 1   name, SSN inadvertent exposure on website
191145 07/14/10 Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. 3   name, SSN, financial information hard drive stolen from contractor
191142 07/09/10 Ameriprise Financial, Inc. 4   name, SSN, hard drive stolen
191141 07/07/10 Knights of Columbus 5 268 name, address, SSN, financial account #, DL#, medical information PAPER BREACH: files found on ground outside office
191140 07/07/10 Fidelity Investments 1   name, SSN, address, phone # fax sent to wrong #
191139 07/06/10 Principal Life Insurance Company 5   name, e-mail address, SSN e-mail accidentally included affected individuals information.
191138 07/02/10 Wells Fargo 1   name, address, DOB, SSN fax sent to wrong fax #
191133 07/02/10 Ameriprise Financial, Inc. 2   name, address, SSN, account # hard drive stolen from office
191136 07/01/10 AMR Corporation   79000 name, address, DOB, SSN Hard drive stolen from office
191131 07/01/10 ING Americas 473   name, SSN encrypted file accidentally exposed to 3rd part HR department
191130 07/01/10 NBTY 5   name, address, DOB, SSN e-mail sent to wrong recipient
191102 06/30/10 K. Hovanian Enterprises 12 799 name, SSN spreadsheet accidentally accessible on internal computer server
191100 06/28/10 Alcoa 8   name, address, DOB, SSN file accidentally loaded to internal "public folder"
191099 06/26/10 State Farm Insurance Companies 3     employee sold lists of customer data to 3rd party/employee theft
191098 06/26/10 Equifax 87   consumer credit file information unauthorized inquiries into consumer credit files
191097 06/25/10 T-Mobile USA, Inc. 22   name, payment card information employee theft at call center
191096 06/21/10 Sony Electronics, Inc. 1   name, payment card information employee theft at third party contractor
191095 06/18/10

Marsh Mercer

UPDATE

400   name, SSN backup tape lost in mail
191094 06/16/10 Quantum Corporation 7   name, address, SSN laptops stolen office
191091 06/14/10 Carefirst Blue Cross Blue Shield 1   name, SSN, dob, address, name of spouse, DOB of spouse paper breach: file lost
191090 06/14/10 Experian 4   consumer credit reports accessed by unknown 3rd party individuals using consumer's personal information
191088 06/07/10 National Gypsum Company
191086 06/04/10 National Treasury Employees Union 3 160 name, SSN document accidentally attached to e-mail, sent to 871 members
191087 06/03/10 Integrity Applications, Inc. 23   name, SSN, DOB computer stolen from office
191085 06/03/10 Ameriprise Financial, Inc. 1   name, SSN, financial account info hard drive stolen from contractor's office
191084 06/01/10 Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center 35   name, medical record #, services received password protected laptop stolen from employee's vehicle
191069 05/26/10 Fujitsu America, Inc. 2 122 name, address, payment card # malicious software keylogger on computers
191067 05/26/10 Experian 3   credit report information: name, address, SSN, etc. unkown parties accessed credit reports
191066 05/25/10 Herzing University Online     name, address, phone #, Student ID3, SSN spreadsheet containing personal information accidentally e-mailed to students
191071 05/24/10 Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, Inc. 2 101 name, address, payment card # Employee theft
191068 05/24/10 United Healthcare 19 705 name, dob, health information error on subcontractors' website exposed users prescription information to other users
191070 05/23/10 Chartis U. S. 1   name, SSN ecrypted laptop stolen from car
191065 05/21/10 CaridianBCT, Inc.   5 name, SSN file posted on internal shared drive
191063 05/19/10 Collection Technology Inc.     nmae, address, payment card #, expiration date employee theft
191057 05/18/10 The Lincoln National Life Insurance Company 25 1286 name, address, contract or policy #, account values, DOB inadvertant exposure to wrong clients
191058 05/17/10 Redwood-ERC Management
191080 05/14/10 Marsh Mercer Kroll   3178 name, address, SSN SSN printed on mailing labels
191064 05/13/10 Principal Life Insurance Company 1   account #, name, account balance, address, SSN 3rd party accessed informationwith valid username and password
191062 05/10/10 Alliance, Inc. 22   name, SSN, address, diagnosis password protected laptop stolen from employee's car.
185621 05/10/10 ECMC (Educational Credit Management Corporation)
191075 05/07/10 Serco, Inc. 6   name, address, phone #, email address, SSN laptops stolen from office
191079 05/06/10 Tiffany & Co. 1   name, payment card # paper breach: customer sales checks missing from FL store
191060 05/06/10 Bank of America, LandSafe Credit 1   Consumer Credit Report accessed by 3rd party using another client's account
191077 05/05/10 HSBC - North America 7   name, address, account# customer letters sent to wrong customers
191074 05/05/10 USAA Federal Savings Bank 1   name, account information 3rd party attempted access to consumer's bankb account
191059 05/04/10 Towers Watson 1   name, SSN Unencrypted DVD's lost in transit
191076 05/03/10 J.M.Smucker Company 66 5976 name, employee ID #, e-mail address, address, DOB, SSN employee sent database to non-employee for assitance with HR project
191073 04/29/10 Travelex Currency Services, Inc. 1   name, account#, addresses error in web program allowed beneficiaries to see other beneficiaries information
191072 04/29/10 Emergency Healthcare Physicians, Ltd. 55   name, SSN, Driver's License #, health information theft of computer equipment from 3rd part contractor
189226 04/29/10 StoresOnline 1 1231 name, payment card info employee theft
189228 04/25/10 Lam Research Corporation     name, SSN laptop stolen from employee's car
189231 04/24/10 Proxima Alfa Investments, LLC     name, address, email address, phone #, SSN, bank account infor, tax ID #, passport # backup data tapes missing from office
189233 04/23/10 The Hartford 1   name, address, DOB, SSN lost unencrypted USB drive
189234 04/23/10 FedComp 400   name, address, SSN, DOB hacking
189236 04/19/10 Lorillard Tobacco Company 1   name, SSN JP Morgan, pension administrator, sent unencrypted e-mail to wrong recipient
189237 04/19/10 Lorillard Tobacco Company 1   Name, SSN Towers Watson, benefits cinsultant, lost 2 digital storage devices
189238 04/19/10 Famous Dave's of America, Inc. 695   Name, SSN laptop stilen from employee's car
189239 04/16/10 Ehrenkrantz Eckstut & Kuhn Architects, Inc. 7 104 name, SSN, Address, salary info stolen laptop
189241 04/15/10 ECMC Group 76939 3000000 name, SSN, address, DOB safes containing backup disks stolen from office (later recovered)
189243 04/15/10 Tiffany & Co. 2   Name, payment card info paper breach
189244 04/08/10 United Methodist Church 37   name, SSN, Health Insurance Plan # backup discs lost in transit, not encrypted
189245 04/06/10 Erikson's Institute 3   name, SSN website encyption failed
184949 04/05/10 Roomstore/
184961 04/02/10 The RoomStore Furniture
189247 04/02/10 Wells Fargo 1   name, SSN, DOB, Mortgage loan account # emplyee theft
189162 03/29/10 Thompson CompuMark 3 140 name, address, payment card numbers employee theft
189163 03/26/10 NBC Universal 2   name, SSN laptop theft from employee's home
189164 03/26/10 Thrivent Financial     name, address, DOB, SSN laptop stolen from office
189165 03/24/10 Arrow Electronics, Inc. 57 4044 name, address, phone #, SSN laptop stolen from office
189166 03/22/10 State Farm Insurance Companies     name, payment card info employee theft
189168 03/19/10 LPL Financial 5 38 name. account # E-mails sent to wrong clients
189170 03/15/10 News Corporation 1   name, SSN, address pension document e-mailed to wrong employee
189171 03/12/10 Ahold USA, Inc. 2   name, SSN DVD's lost in mail
189172 03/10/10 USAA Federal Savings Bank 1   name, account# employee Theft
189173 03/05/10 Johns Hopkins University 4181 5045 name, SSN inadertant exposure on Website
189177 03/05/10 MyPlane, Inc.     name, address, payment card info, phone # Hacking
189175 03/04/10 ProAssurance Mid-Continent Underwriters, Inc. 2 121 name, address, DOB, SSN hacking
189179 03/03/10 NVR, Inc. 8 8 nmae, SSN laptop stolen from employee's car
189180 03/02/10 General Motors Company 4   name, address, SSN document sent to wrong e-mail address
189087 02/25/10 Health Net 28   name, SSN lost disk drive
189088 02/24/10 Ceridian Corporation 514   name, SSN, DOB, Bank Account # Hacking
189089 02/23/10 Highmark Blue Shield 137   name, SSN Envelope with information arrived damaged, documents missing from envelope
189090 02/22/10 M&T Bank 1   name, address, DOB, SSN Customer stole loan application from bank branch
189091 02/22/10 Galeton     name, address, payment card # and expiration date hacking
189092 02/17/10 Outward Bound 37   name, address, phone #, SSN, bank account # computers stolen from office
189094 02/16/10 Ameriprise Financial, Inc. 1   name, address, SSN, DOB lost in mail
189095 02/16/10 MetLife 3   name, address, SSN, DL#, checking account info, DOB employee theft
189098 02/09/10 Beer & Wine Hobby Baccus, Inc. 1290 35000 names, addresses, partial payment card number hacking
189099 02/09/10 Forever 21, Inc.
189097 02/08/10 Equifax 7   name, address, SSN SSN printed in some address fields of mailing
189100 02/05/10 Spring Mill Partners, LLC 3     password protected laptops stolen from office
189123 02/05/10 Beecher Carlson Holdings, Inc. 1530   name, SSN Laptop stolen
189124 02/04/10 Nationwide Bank 3 62 name, SSN mail sent to wrong customers
189118 02/01/10 ING Funds 1 106 name, address, accpunt #, SSN Inadverdant exposure on website
189126 02/01/10 Select Portfolio Servicing, Inc. 1   name, address, account#, SSN information posted online without encyption by 3rd party contractor
184032 01/29/10 Time Inc. 8   name, payment card information employee theft
184033 01/29/10 Lincoln Financial Advisors Corporation 56100 1200000 name, address, SSN, account #, account registration, transaction details, account balances, DOB, e-mail address unauthorized access to database
184034 01/29/10 InfuScience 5   name, address, SSN, medical information employee theft
184035 01/28/10 Health Net 1   name, enrollment date, medicare # and SSN inmformation sent to wrong client
184036 01/27/10 John Hancock Financial Services 2047   name, DOB, SSN CD lost in mail
184037 01/26/10 HSBC - North America 2   name, account # employee theft
184038 01/25/10 Suffolk County National Bank 4   username, access #, password hacking
184040 01/22/10 Jones Lang LaSalle, Inc. 2 20 name, bank account #, routing #, address laptop stolen from employee
184041 01/22/10 Frontier Insurance Group 24   name, address, SSN data tape lost in transit
184043 01/21/10 Building Media Inc. 2   name, credit card #, expiration date hacking
184044 01/21/10 Harvard Business School Publishing 2   name, payment card information employee theft
184045 01/20/10 Association of American Medical Colleges 86 1970 name, address, SSN USB drive lost in transit
184047 01/20/10 Daedalus Books, Inc.     name, payment card information hacking
184049 01/19/10 Pure Style Girlfriends   1100 name, payment card information computer stilen from office
184046 01/15/10 Kaiser Permanente 1   name, SSN customer's invoice faxed to wrong customer
184048 01/14/10 Brookings 143   name, address, SSN CD containing employees' w-2 information
184050 01/13/10 Gap, Inc. 1   name, payment card inmformation employee theft
184054 01/13/10 HSBC - North America 1 14 name, account information pretexting scam
184051 01/12/10 P.F. Chang's China Bistro, Inc. 3205   name, SSN computer theft
184056 01/11/10 Columbia Univesity     name, SSN computers stolen from locked office
184052 01/04/10 SportDOG 7
184055 01/04/10 Innotek, Inc. 16
184057 01/04/10 Curian Capital, LLC 38   name, account # and balance, SSN inadvertantly allowed access to online database

 

 

 

 

 
 

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