Huntington National Bank

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 9, 2011
geo: 
Bellwood , IL
United States
Records Breached: 

2,000

Several employees of Huntington Bank resigned and took customer information to a competing financial business.  The employees had been downloading and printing confidential customer records from Huntington's secure database for weeks before they departed.  The customer records included customer names, addresses, telephone numbers, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, bank account numbers and additional personal information.  Former employees also took the files of some customers who had filed active mortgage loan applications.  These files would have included customer pay stubs, W-2s, t

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Lincoln National Life Insurance Company, Lincoln Life & Annuity Company of New York

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 26, 2011
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
Records Breached: 

705

On April 29, an employee accidentally attached a sensitive file to an encrypted email that was sent to a third-party payroll provider.  It contained the names and Social Security numbers of pension plan participants of multiple payroll vendors.  The error was discovered on May 17, and notifications were sent in July.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Ascensus

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 31, 2011
geo: 
Dresher , PA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

On April 15, 2011, law enforcement notified Ascensus of a cyber attack that had affected Ascensus' network and those of other companies.  The virus was determined to be a new type of malware and was immediately blocked from Ascensus' network.  However, the virus created and may have been able to export files with client names and Social Security numbers. 

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Chase Bank

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 30, 2011
geo: 
Rancho Peñasquitos , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

950

A man was charged with using a skimming device to take over $200,000 from customer accounts.  He was arraigned on 45 counts of identity theft, grant theft, burglary, making fake ID cards and causing losses that exceeded $200,000.  He was caught when bank investigators discovered that someone was installing an ATM skimming device on the door of the bank's ATM lobby every Saturday after closing.  The device was then removed by the thief early on Mondays.  This happened for at least six consecutive weeks.  Hidden cameras were also used to record customer pins at the ATMs.

Source: 
Media

Reznick Group, AssureCare Risk Management Inc, Colonial Healthcare Inc, Gypsum Management and Supply

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 12, 2011
geo: 
Plymouth , MN
United States
Extra Info: 

The location listed is that of Assurecare Risk Management Inc.  Though 25,330 Gypsum employees were affected, the total number of individuals affected across companies was not reported.

Records Breached: 

25,330

Reznick's former service provider AssureCare reported a breach of a server that contained Reznick information.  The information from employee benefits plans from 2001 to 2006 could have been accessed by outside parties.  Current and former employees and their spouses may have had their names, Social Security numbers, addresses, dates of birth and medical information exposed.  The server was accessed by external intruders on May 9 and May 10 of 2011.

UPDATE (10/13/2011): Employees enrolled in Gypsum's health and dental care plans were also affected.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Jackson National Life Insurance Company

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 15, 2011
geo: 
Lansing , MI
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

On April 12, 2011 a report containing the personal information of customers was inadvertently mislabeled and emailed to an incorrect broker-dealer.  The report contained information about customer transactions during March 2011.  Names, policy numbers, policy values, transaction dates and transaction amounts were exposed.  An internal review on May 2 uncovered the breach. 

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Lincoln Financial Group, Lincoln National Life Insurance Company, Lincoln Life and Annuity Company of New York

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

91,763

A programming error caused the names and Social Security numbers of current and former retirement plan enrollees to be accessible to unauthorized plan administrators.  The error had existed in the database's search function since October 2009.  A plan administrator notified Lincoln Financial Group of the issue on July 18.  

Source: 
Databreaches.net

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

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