BJ's Wholesale Club

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 2, 2012
geo: 
Westborough , MA
United States
Massachusetts US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

ON or around March 1, 2012, BJ's Wholesale learned that an unauthorized party had used the names, addresses, and membership numbers of an unknown number of members to create new online profiles on BJs.com.  Goods were then fraudulently purchased on the website between November 2011 and March 2012.  The membership profile information that may have been accessed included Social Security numbers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

The Home Depot

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 13, 2012
geo: 
Suwanee , GA
United States
Georgia US
Records Breached: 

36

A dishonest employee accessed HR information with the intention of misusing the information to obtain fraudulent credit.  At least 36 Home Depot employees had their names, Social Security numbers, contact information, driver's license numbers, and possibly their financial account information accessed.  The incident was discovered on March 15.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

F1-racers.net

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 23, 2012
geo: 
Vancouver , WA
United States
Washington US
Records Breached: 

72 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

Hackers launched an attack against the Formula One website in response to a decision to stage the Grand Prix in Behrain.  In addition to a denial of service attack on the official website, government websites were also attacked.  The hackers managed to access a database with the names, passport numbers, email addresses, and home addresses of people who purchased tickets for the Grand Prix.  The information the hackers posted was altered to protect privacy.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Taco Bell, McDonald's, Wrigley Field, Ralph Lauren Restaurant (RL Restaurant)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 28, 2012
geo: 
Chicago , IL
United States
Illinois US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Six defendants face criminal charges for their roles in a fraud ring that utilized skimming devices in the Chicago area.  Some of the defendants were dishonest employees who used a skimming device to read and record customer information as customers made purchases.  Others recruited these dishonest employees and some used the card information to make fake cards and fraudulent purchases.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

www.ThePartsBin.com

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 29, 2012
geo: 
Ord , NE
United States
Nebraska US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The servers of ThePartsBin.com were hacked between April 9 and June 12, 2012.  Customer names and credit card information may have been exposed.  

Source: 
California Attorney General

Chinese Gourmet Express

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 2, 2012
geo: 
Roseville , MN
United States
Minnesota US
Records Breached: 

300

Police are investigating an identity theft and credit and debit card skimming operation involving a Chinese Gourmet Express.  A total of $100,000 in losses caused by fraudulent payment card charges had been reported by financial institutions.  At least 300 mall employees and shoppers reported fraudulent transactions between March and June.  

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Wave House

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 2, 2012
geo: 
San Diego , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

200

A former employee allegedly stole hundreds of applications and contracts while employed between May 2010 and January 2012. He is accused of making at least $40,000 in online purchases and pleaded not guilty to 17 counts of identity theft and one count each of grand theft, false personation, and a drug charge. He faces 15 years and eight months in prison if convicted.

UPDATE (08/08/2012): The dishonest employee entered a plea of guilty. He faces at least 180 days and up to one year in jail.  He is scheduled to be sentenced on September 6.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Groupon

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 2, 2012
geo: 
Chicago , IL
United States
Illinois US
Records Breached: 

170 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

An ongoing flaw in Groupon's email link encryption exposes the emails of some Groupon users when specific terms are added into Google searches of Groupon's site.  Groupon believes that the problem is caused by users publicly pasting their Groupon deals online.  Groupon is working on a solution to exclude the results.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Claire's Stores

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 26, 2012
geo: 
Hoffman Estates , IL
United States
Illinois US
Records Breached: 

150

A CD-ROM disk with IRS W-2 information for Claire's employees was discovered missing from a designated human resources-only area.  Claire employee Social Security numbers, 2011 salary, and other W-2 information were on the disk. A total of 150 New Hampshire residents were notified of the breach, but the total number of affected individuals nationwide was not revealed.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Epson America

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 4, 2012
geo: 
Long Beach , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

66 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A hacker or hackers accessed and posted the database information of Epson online.  The leaked data included 66 administrator user logins and password combinations.  Many of the passwords were weak and stored in an easily readable plain-text format.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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