PLS Financial Services

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 4, 2013
geo: 
Chicago , IL
United States
Illinois US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A programming error that occurred on July 11, 2013 allowed 34 visitors to PLS Financial Services' website to view the names, Social Security numbers, addresses, and email addresses of PLS Financial Services customers.  The error was discovered on July 26 and quickly fixed.

Source: 
Media

B&G Foods North America, Inc., Maple Grove Farms

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 6, 2013
geo: 
St. Johnsbury , VT
United States
Vermont US
Extra Info: 

Those with questions may call 1-888-887-3268 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday through Friday.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

On November, 16, B&G Foods North America, Inc. discovered that an unauthorized party accessed Maple Grove Farms' website.  Customers who made online purchases may have had their names, addresses, telephone numbers, and payment card numbers exposed.  

Source: 
California Attorney General

Lincoln Credit Center, National Debt Defense, SmartPath

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 15, 2013
geo: 
San Diego , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Personal information related to client accounts may have been compromised at a physical location.  The breach occurred sometime between October 20 and November 15. Lincoln Credit Center is monitoring client accounts for suspicious activity.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Discover Financial Services

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 11, 2013
geo: 
Riverwoods , IL
United States
Illinois US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An unspecified number of Discover customers had their account numbers changed and were issued a new card.  It is unclear what type of security breach prompted the notification and when it may have occurred. Several customers in California received the notification letter; residents of other states may have been notified as well.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Washington Post

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 18, 2013
geo: 
Washington , DC
United States
District Of Columbia US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Hackers were able to access Washington Post employee usernames and passwords through an attack on the paper's servers.  The attack began through access to a server used by the Washington Post's foreign staff and then spread to more Washington Post servers.  The Washington Post and several other national papers were attacked in 2011 as well.

Source: 
Media

U.S. Federal Election Commission (FEC)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 17, 2013
geo: 
Washington , DC
United States
District Of Columbia US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The U.S. Federal Election Commission's computer system was accessed by unauthorized parties sometime in October of 2013 during the government shutdown.  The system appears to have been infiltrated by hackers located in China.  The attack occurred at a time when no staff members were on duty to identify the issue.

Source: 
Media

Affinity Gaming

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 21, 2013
geo: 
Las Vegas , NV
United States
Nevada US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Facilities owned by Affinity Gaming may have been exposed to a cyber attack between March 14 and October 16.  Customer information associated with credit and debit cards may have been taken.  Affinity Gaming owns Silver Sevens Hotel & Casino, Rail City Casino, Buffalo Bill's Resort & Casino, Primm Valley Resort & Casino, Whiskey Pete's Hotel & Casino, Golden Mardi Gras Casino, Golden Gates Casino, Golden Gulch Casino, Mark Twain Casino & RV Park, Lakeside Hotel & Casino, and St. Jo Frontier Casino.

Source: 
Media

Lakes Liquor

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 24, 2013
geo: 
Detroit Lakes , MN
United States
Minnesota US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Hundreds of debit and credit cards were compromised after customers used them at Lakes Liquor between October 27 and November 25.  Customer names, payment card numbers, expiration dates, and security codes may have been accessed for fraudulent purposes.  It is unclear how the information was obtained from Lakes Liquor.

Source: 
Media

DeLoach & Williamson, South Carolina Health Insurance Pool

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 21, 2013
geo: 
Columbia , SC
United States
South Carolina US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The October 16, 2013 theft of a laptop from a DeLoach & Williamson employee's car may have resulted in the exposure of an unspecified number of South Carolina Health Insurance Pool patients' information.  Full names with middle initials, Social Security numbers, dates of service, and provider identification numbers may have been exposed.

Source: 
Media

Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 17, 2013
geo: 
Walla Walla , WA
United States
Washington US
Records Breached: 

1,519

Some veterans may have had their information accidentally emailed to an external source on November 1.  An email sent to an external education partner contained an attachment with veteran information that included names and Social Security numbers.  The issue was contained within 10 minutes of the email being sent.

Source: 
Media

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