Spoiled Rotten Spa


Location

Aptos, CA
United States
36° 58' 37.8228" N, 121° 53' 57.8472" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 18, 2011
geo: 
Aptos, CA
United States
Extra Info: 

Those with questions or who bought an invalid gift certificate for Spoiled Rotten Spa may contact the Santa Cruz Property Crimes Unit at (831) 454-2311.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

The Spoiled Rotten Spa owner was arrested and charged with fraudulently using customer credit card information. Additionally, the owner sold gift certificates to her spa after she had been evicted and could no longer honor them.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Epic Games


Location

Cary, NC
United States
35° 47' 29.544" N, 78° 46' 52.0212" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 11, 2011
geo: 
Cary, NC
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The Epic Games websites and forums were hacked.  Hackers may have obtained the email addresses and encrypted passwords of forum users.  There is a possibility that hackers may be able to decrypt the passwords.  Epic Games reset all passwords and sent new ones to users.  Users should also make different passwords for other accounts if their Epic password is the same as the one used for those accounts.  No financial information was exposed by the attack.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

McDonald's


Locations

Norfolk, VA
United States
36° 51' 2.7684" N, 76° 17' 9.1428" W
Norfolk, VA
United States
36° 51' 2.7684" N, 76° 17' 9.1428" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 9, 2011
geo: 
Norfolk, VA
United States
Records Breached: 

185

A cashier pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit access device fraud and aggravated identity theft.  The cashier was part of a group of friends who used stolen credit card numbers to make $50,000 in purchases.  The cashier's job was to swipe customer debit and credit cards while working at McDonald's.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Genentech Inc.


Location

San Francisco, CA
United States
37° 46' 29.748" N, 122° 25' 9.8976" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 11, 2011
geo: 
San Francisco, CA
United States
Extra Info: 

Customers with questions may call (888) 829-6553.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

An unauthorized person may have gained access to Genentech's list of personal information for patients who used Genentech assistance to pay for their drugs.  The breach was discovered on August 17.  Names, Social Security numbers, addresses, phone numbers, dates of birth, email addresses, driver's licence numbers, medical information, and health insurance information may have been exposed.  

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Care2.com


Location

Los Gatos, CA
United States
37° 13' 35.7996" N, 121° 58' 28.848" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 30, 2011
geo: 
Redwood City, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

On December 27, Care2 discovered that their website had been breached.  Hackers accessed member login information.  Care2 emailed new passwords once members had logged into their accounts.  Members should change the passwords of any accounts that share the password that was previously used on Care2.  Though Care2 has 17,900,617 members, a "limited number" were affected by the breach.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

BDO USA, Rubio's Restaurants, Inc.


Location

San Diego, CA
United States
32° 42' 55.1844" N, 117° 9' 26.118" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 18, 2012
geo: 
San Diego, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

BDO was contracted by Rubio's to perform financial auditing services.  A BDO employee accidentally removed one or more CD-ROMs from the office.  The CD-ROM or CD-ROMs contained a list of Rubio's workers' compensation claimants and a list of people who owned equity shares in Rubio's Restaurants, Inc.  The CD-ROM or CD-ROMS appear to have been stolen from the BDO employee's vehicle.  The workers' compensation information contained names, claim numbers, medical status, and date of loss.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Altrec, Inc.


Location

Redmond, OR
United States
44° 16' 21.432" N, 121° 10' 26.1156" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 24, 2012
geo: 
Redmond, OR
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Altrec discovered a potential information security incident involving the American Express credit cards of people who used the site. Customer information may have been compromised between June 2010 and March 2012.  The potential breach was discovered on May 7, but a detailed forensic investigation did not uncover any evidence of a security breach.  Customer names, addresses, American Express card account numbers, expiration dates, and four digit security codes were stored in Altrec's database and could have been exposed if anyone had accessed it.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Sears Portrait Studio


Location

Trotwood, OH
United States
39° 47' 50.2044" N, 84° 18' 40.7988" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 23, 2012
geo: 
Trotwood, OH
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An interesting photo caught the attention of a man passing by a trash container.  The photo was among other photos, names, phone numbers, and receipts.  The records were tracked to Sears Portrait Studio and the man eventually contacted the local media after failing to get a response from the company.  Sears responded to media inquiries and claimed that this was an unusual incident that was against company policy.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Dropbox


Location

San Francisco, CA
United States
37° 46' 29.748" N, 122° 25' 9.8976" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 17, 2012
geo: 
San Francisco, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Dropbox users began receiving spam from email sources posing as Dropbox.  Many users claim that Dropbox must have suffered a breach because email addresses they used specifically and solely for Dropbox were compromised.

UPDATE (07/20/2012): Dropbox investigated customer concerns of a data breach but could not find any evidence of an unauthorized intrusion or activity as of July 20.

Source: 
Media

Gossip Girl


Location

Providence, UT
United States
41° 42' 22.752" N, 111° 49' 1.794" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 13, 2012
geo: 
Providence, UT
United States
Records Breached: 

2,480 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

The official fan website for the Gossip Girl TV show was hacked and defaced. Usernames, IDs, emails, and encrypted passwords were posted online.  Another hacker followed up on the attack by decrypting many of the publicly posted password hashes.

Source: 
Dataloss DB
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