Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 23, 2012
Vancouver , WA
United States
Records Breached: 

72 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

Breach Total Number: 
Dataloss DB
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Type of breach: 

Hackers launched an attack against the Formula One website in response to a decision to stage the Grand Prix in Behrain.  In addition to a denial of service attack on the official website, government websites were also attacked.  The hackers managed to access a database with the names, passport numbers, email addresses, and home addresses of people who purchased tickets for the Grand Prix.  The information the hackers posted was altered to protect privacy.