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
Massachusetts US
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

First Data Corporation

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 11, 2012
geo: 
Atlanta , GA
United States
Georgia US
Records Breached: 

15,399

On April 25, 2012, First Data learned that certain limited personal information about approximately 108,500 merchants who currently process with First Data or who applied for processing services had been shared outside of the company. The names, addresses, and Social Security numbers of merchants who submitted applications to First Data for merchant processing services were purposely disclosed to an outside party in January and February of 2012.  First Data later discovered that this action was not clearly permitted in some merchant contracts.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Accurate Accounting

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 30, 2012
geo: 
Hesperia , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A member of law enforcement found a black canvas bag full of payroll files.  The bag may have been stolen or misplaced and carried worker names, Social Security numbers, and other personnel information related to taxes. Stacks of files were photographed behind Accurate Accounting. This led to the belief that the files had not been properly stored.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Capital One Bank

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 9, 2012
geo: 
Houston , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A former employee pled guilty to conspiracy to commit bank fraud and aggravated identity theft.  The former employee received $3,000 for his role in the conspiracy and his co-conspirators fraudulently made $84,169.37 from customers.  

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Key Bank

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 9, 2012
geo: 
Springfield , OR
United States
Oregon US
Records Breached: 

2,937

A former manager of the Thurston Branch of Key Bank pled guilty to charges related to opening a Key Bank account in the name of someone else. He will be sentenced for identity theft and bank fraud.  The manager obtained and transferred customer names, Social Security numbers, and dates of birth between January and May of 2007.  He eventual threatened and intimidated witnesses in August 2010. Key Bank had a total of $44,937.66 in expenses related to the breach.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Indie Research LLC, BullMarket.com

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 20, 2012
geo: 
Princeton , NJ
United States
New Jersey US
Extra Info: 

Those with questions may call 1-888-278-5515.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

An unauthorized person or persons was able to access electronically-stored information relevant to BullMarket.com.  User names, credit card information, billing addresses, email addresses, and/or login information were compromised.  The breach occurred sometime between April 3 and April 7, 2012 and was discovered on April 11. Information as recent as June 2005 may have been exposed, but users with recent information appear to have not been affected.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Associated Surveyors

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 12, 2012
geo: 
OK
United States
Oklahoma US
Extra Info: 

The city in which this breach occured was not reported.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

Owners of a mini-storage business discovered that Associated Surveyors had abandoned sensitive information.  The rent on the storage space had not been paid for over a year and Associated Surveyors and the items in the space were set to be auctioned off. The mini-storage owners decided to properly dispose of the documents in the unit when they found Social Security numbers, Social Security card applications, checks, bank account numbers, tax return forms, and copies of other documents with sensitive personal information.  

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Union Bank

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 5, 2012
geo: 
San Francisco , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

On February 15, 2012, Union Bank discovered that a former contractor kept proprietary bank data in his possession after leaving the company on January 31, 2012.  The bank data included some customer information such as names, account numbers, home addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses.

Source: 
California Attorney General

State Farm Insurance

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 3, 2012
geo: 
Bloomington , IL
United States
Illinois US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

On March 6, 2012, an investigation confirmed that an employee of an unnamed State Farm office may have used customer information in an inappropriate manner.  An unknown number of customers may have had their names, addresses, credit card numbers, and Social Security numbers misused by the dishonest employee.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Serco, Inc., Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 25, 2012
geo: 
Reston , VA
United States
Virginia US
Records Breached: 

123,201

One of the computers used by the contractor Serco to support the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (FRTIB) was the target of a sophisticated cyber attack.  Thrift Savings Plan participants and others who received TSP payments may have had their information exposed. However, there is no evidence that the entire TSP network of 4.5 million participants was breached. A total of 43,587 participants may have had their Social Security numbers, names, and addresses compromised. An additional 80,000 may have had their Social Security numbers and no other information compromised.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

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