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

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
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
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

Sailboat Owners Inc.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 20, 2012
geo: 
Seattle , WA
United States
Records Breached: 

2,258

Unusual activity was noticed on Sailboat Owner's web servers on the morning of February 23.  The website was immediately shut down, but sensitive information may have been accessed. Malware had been uploaded to the web server on the morning of February 22.  A total of 2,258 unencrypted credit card records were on the server and dated from 2007 until the day of the incident.  CVV codes and expiration dates were also exposed.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

BenefitsEvent, Orvis Company

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 23, 2012
geo: 
Peck Slip , NY
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Orvis' hosting company notified Orvis that it may have experienced a breach.  It received reports from other clients that fraudulent charges had appeared on their customers' credit cards.  The customer credit cards had been used for hosted events. The computer database was encrypted, though it appears to have been compromised.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

PlaySpan

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 10, 2012
geo: 
Foster City , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

100,000 (No SSNs or financial information exposed)

A hacker or hackers accessed PlaySpans computer system.  User IDs, encrypted passwords, and email addresses of online players were exposed.  Users are advised to immediately change their passwords and also any similar passwords for other logins associated with compromised email addresses. PlaySpan Marketplace may have also been affected and could be linked to user financial information.

Source: 
Media

Barnes & Noble

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 24, 2012
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
Extra Info: 

Concerned customers may call 1-888-471-7809 or visit www.barnesandnobleinc.com

Records Breached: 

Unknown

PIN pad devices used to process credit and debit card information in stores were compromised.  The breach was discovered around September 14 during maintenance and inspection of the devices.  Anyone who used a credit or debit card at a Barnes & Noble may have been affected by a sophisticated criminal effort to steal that information.  Names, payment card account numbers, and PINs may have been exposed.  Barnes & Noble removed all PIN pads. Fewer than 1% of the inspected PIN pads had been affected.

Source: 
California Attorney General

L&D Chinese Buffet

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 25, 2012
geo: 
Butte , MT
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Two dishonest employees misused customer credit card information to make more than $26,000 in fraudulent purchases.  The two men face a maximum of 10 years in prison and a $50,000 fine for each of six counts of deceptive practices. The men were arrested on July 29.  

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Bob Ward & Sons

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 10, 2012
geo: 
Bozeman , MT
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The Bob Ward & Sons website was hacked on June 6, 2011.  Customers who made online purchases between May 31 and August 3 of 2012 may have had their names, addresses, and credit card information exposed.  Ward became aware of the issue when he received a notice from Discover that revealed some customers had experienced fraudulent charges.  

Source: 
Databreaches.net

FEI Company

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 12, 2012
geo: 
Hillsboro , OR
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The August 29 theft of a laptop resulted in the exposure of employee information.  Employee names, Social Security numbers, information related to taxpayer I.D., dates of birth, home addresses, and employment information such as salaries were exposed.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

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