Soy Capital Bank and Trust

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 24, 2011
geo: 
Decatur , IL
United States
Extra Info: 

Those who spot fraudulent charges or who have questions may call 217-428-7781.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

Five MIdwest financial institutions have seen fraudulent charges show up on their customers' MasterCard-issued debit cards.  Soy Capital Bank and Trust is responding quickly to the breach; it appears to have occurred over the weekend of May 21.  Fraudulent charges that emptied the accounts of some customers have been appearing in places ranging from Australia to Texas.  Soy Capital is blocking transactions on old MasterCards and giving clients new debit cards.  Soy Capital expects minimal losses from the breach and will be able to reinstate customer funds within 10 days.

Source: 
Media

Allstate Financial

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 23, 2011
geo: 
Norwalk , CT
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A personal financial representative lost his laptop on May 23, 2011, and then reported the loss to Allstate Financial on June 13, 2011.  Customer policy information may have been stored on the laptop's hard drive.  On July 25, customers were notified that their policy information may have been exposed.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Berkshire Bank

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 23, 2011
geo: 
Pittsfield , MA
United States
Extra Info: 

Customers with questions may call 1-800-773-5601.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

Loan account numbers were printed on the outside of envelopes sent to customers.  The account numbers were on the line just above customer name and address.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. (FIS)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 26, 2011
geo: 
Jacksonville , FL
United States
Records Breached: 

22

After breaking into FIS's network and gaining access to FIS's database, a group of criminals obtained 22 legitimate ATM cards.  Copies of the cards were made and shipped to Greece, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Ukraine and the United Kingdom.  The criminals altered the cards so that they could be used to withdraw an unlimited amount of cash.  A total of $13 million was taken from accounts between the evening of Saturday March 5 and Sunday evening.

Source: 
Media

Electronic Data Systems, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Services, Alabama Department of Corrections

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 24, 2011
geo: 
Montgomery , AL
United States
Records Breached: 

250

A dishonest employee accessed the Electronic Data System's database of names and Social Security numbers of student loan borrowers.  The former employee then used the information to file false tax returns in 2009.  Sentencing is scheduled for December 19, 2011 and involves a minimum of two years in prison, a maximum of 354 years in prison, and a maximum fine of $6,250,000.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Wells Fargo

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 20, 2011
geo: 
Jacksonville , FL
United States
Extra Info: 

Customers in South Carolina were also affected.

Customers with questions may call 1-800-869-3557.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

A mailing error exposed customer bank account information to other customers.  Pages from other customer accounts which included bank account numbers, balances, and transactions were accidentally mailed to other customers in September paper statements.  The error was caused by a printer malfunction.  Wells Fargo temporarily took the printer out of service after the breach was discovered.  At least 50 customers noticed the problem.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Clarinda Bank Iowa

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 27, 2011
geo: 
Clarinda , IA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A breach of a data processor affected Clarinda Bank Iowa.  The type of breach was not reported, and it is possible that other banks were affected by the data processor breach.  Specific bank customers were notified of the breach by letter on October 25.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Community & Southern Bank

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 11, 2011
geo: 
Alabama , GA
United States
Extra Info: 

Multiple branches in Atlanta were affected.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

An employee who worked at three different branches for Community & Southern Bank was indicted on five counts of theft by taking and seven counts of identity fraud.  The dishonest employee was fired after an internal audit uncovered discrepancies.  Police allege that the employee took $60,000 from client bank accounts, and the total taken could be more than $100,000 if fraudulent loans are included.  Most customers who were affected had fraudulent withdrawals and loans under $1,000.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Transcend Capital

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 2, 2011
geo: 
Dallas , TX
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A laptop was stolen from an employee's office after a brief absence during working hours at a Dallas branch. The theft occurred on October 31 and those who were affected were notified on November 11.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Community Tax

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 18, 2011
geo: 
Wetumpka , AL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Between 2009 and July 2011, the owner of Community Tax used confidential information to file false tax returns through Community Tax.  Nearly 1,400 tax returns were linked to the owner over those two years.  On August 31, 2011, the owner was indicted on 32 counts. She faces between two and 27 years in prison, along with three or less years of supervised release, mandatory restitution, and up to $750,000 in fines or twice the cost of her crimes.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

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