Honolulu Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), East West Center


Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 18, 2011
geo: 
Honolulu , HI
United States
Records Breached: 

40

Breach Total Number: 
40
Source: 
Databreaches.net
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Type of breach: 

Members of Honolulu's APEC Host Committee may have had their personal information exposed after requesting security clearances to meet with President Barack Obama.  Someone gained unauthorized access to eight East-West Center computers beginning on October 25 by using "unusually sophisticated methods." Committee member names, Social Security numbers, and dates of birth could have been acquired.