Macy's


Location

Lafayette, IN
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 23, 2013
geo: 
Lafayette, IN
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A man guessed or accessed the Social Security numbers of Macy's customers in order to exploit a Macy's policy for the purpose of making fraudulent purchases.  He then created ID cards that paired his picture with the customer information.  A Macy's policy allowed him to charge purchases to the accounts of other Macy's customers by using their Social Security numbers and showing his falsified IDs.  

Source: 
Media

Smartphone Experts


Location

Inverness, FL
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 9, 2013
geo: 
Inverness, FL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A hacker was able to access the computer system Smartphone Experts used to process online payments on June 13.  Customer names, addresses, credit and debit card account numbers, CVV codes, and payment card experiation dates were accessed.  The credit card information was encrypted, but the hacker may have used a decryption feature within the online payment processing system to access customer information.

UPDATE (09/06/2013): The breach occurred on June 13.  This entry originally listed it as having occurred on July 12.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Denny's


Location

Phoenix, AZ
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 30, 2013
geo: 
Phoenix, AZ
United States
Records Breached: 

200

Job applications from a Denny's in Phoenix were found in a dumpster behind the Denny's.  The paperwork dated back to August of 2012.  The information included addresses, Social Security numbers, and other information normally found on job applications.  The manager said there was a mistake and that similar paperwork is usually shredded.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

The Home Depot


Location

Atlanta Georgia
2455 Paces Ferry Road SE#20
Atlanta, GA
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 6, 2014
geo: 
Atlanta Georgia
2455 Paces Ferry Road SE#20
Atlanta, GA
United States
Records Breached: 

20000

Three Home Depot employees were arrested for allegedly stealing personal information of some 300 employees, and were initially detected last fall and those employees whose files were notified of the breach. One of the three employees was caught using her Home Depot email to send the stolen information.

Security investigators fear that this breach may have affected as manay as 20,000 individuals. Information stolen included Social Security numbers and birthdates. Allegedly the employees opened numerous fraudlent accounts with the stolen personal information.

Source: 
Media

Linens 'n Things


Location

Sterling, VA
United States
39° 0' 22.392" N, 77° 25' 42.9564" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 8, 2006
geo: 
Sterling, VA
United States
Records Breached: 

90

A folder holding about 90 receipts was missing from the store. Receipts included full credit or debit account number and name of the card holder.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Neiman Marcus Group


Location

Dallas, TX
United States
32° 48' 10.638" N, 96° 46' 11.7228" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 25, 2007
geo: 
Dallas, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

160,000

Computer equipment was stolen containing files with sensitive information including name, address, Social Security number, date of birth, period of employment and salary information of retailer Neiman Marcus Group's current and former employees and their spouses.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Anheuser-Busch


Location

St. Louis, MO
United States
38° 38' 49.1676" N, 90° 13' 29.8812" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 29, 2008
geo: 
St. Louis, MO
United States
Extra Info: 

 (800) 913-4502

Records Breached: 

Unknown

A laptop containing personal information of current and former employees, including some from Hampton Roads, was stolen from a St. Louis-area Anheuser-Busch office. Information contained on the computer included employees' Social Security numbers, home addresses and marital status.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Mitsubishi Corp.


Location

New York, NY
United States
40° 42' 51.3684" N, 74° 0' 21.5028" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 5, 2009
geo: 
New York, NY
United States
Records Breached: 

52,000

A Mitsubishi Corp. Internet shopping unit lost credit card details on 52,000 customers after its servers were hacked from overseas. The company has informed customers and relevant authorities of the leaks and has suspended the Web site until it can improve the system.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

T.G.I. Friday's (TGIF)


Location

Coon Rapids, MN
United States
45° 7' 11.874" N, 93° 17' 15.8208" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 17, 2010
geo: 
Coon Rapids, MN
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A former employee used a skimming device to gain credit card information from customers of the Coon Rapids T.G.I. Friday's. The dishonest employee was involved with a partner who used skimming devices in a variety of locations throughout Minnesota.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Quantum Corporation


Location

Bellevue, WA
United States
47° 36' 37.3572" N, 122° 12' 2.4444" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 17, 2010
geo: 
Bellevue, WA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Laptops were stolen on June 13th. One of the laptops was password protected and contained sensitive employee information such as Social Security numbers, addresses, and names.

Source: 
Databreaches.net
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