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Bank of New York Mellon

Year: 2008

Affected: 12.5 million customers

Cost: Not disclosed

What happened: The bank was transferring backup tapes with data, including names, addresses, birth dates and Social Security numbers, when it lost a box containing some of the tapes.

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