Direct TV

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 26, 2012
geo: 
Greenwood Village , CO
United States
Records Breached: 

32 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A hacker or hackers accessed the server information of Direct TV and posted the information online.  The leaked data included administration account information such as 32 email addresses, usernames, encrypted passwords, and a list of IPs that could belong to Direct TV servers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Sears Portrait Studio

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
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

Mosler Automotive

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 4, 2012
geo: 
Riviera Beach , FL
United States
Records Breached: 

218 (No SSNs or financial information)

A hacker or hackers accessed Mosler Automotive data and posted it online.  A total of 218 usernames and hashed and salted passwords were exposed.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

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