General Motors


Location

Detroit, MI
United States
42° 19' 53.1372" N, 83° 2' 44.7144" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 16, 2010
geo: 
Detroit, MI
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An electronic file containing Social Security numbers, names and email addresses was accidentally sent.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Albrecht Discount (ALDI)


Location

Chicago, IL
United States
41° 51' 0.1188" N, 87° 39' 0.1872" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 19, 2010
geo: 
Chicago, IL
United States
Records Breached: 

25,000

Several ATMs inside or near grocery stores in the Chicago area were outfitted with skimming devices.  ALDI checked machines nationwide and removed a number of debit card terminals after discovering the problem.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Blockbuster


Location

New York, NY
United States
40° 42' 51.6708" N, 74° 0' 21.5028" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 8, 2005
geo: 
New York, NY
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Hundreds of files were dumped in clear garbage bags on the street. Recent membership applications revealed customer names, birth dates, addresses, phone numbers, driver's license numbers, credit card number, credit card expiration date and signatures. For some strange reason, the applications also included customer Social Security numbers. The files were dumped after the store went out of business.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Mystic Stamp Company


Location

Camden, NY
United States
43° 20' 4.2504" N, 75° 44' 52.6704" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 7, 2006
geo: 
Camden, NY
United States
Records Breached: 

13

The website fell victim to an SQL injection attack. Hackers accessed the website database and obtained customer names, addresses, credit card numbers and expiration dates. The breach was discovered on August 29 and the website's charge card function was disabled.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

General Electric


Location

Louisville, KY
United States
38° 15' 9.594" N, 85° 45' 30.4416" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 9, 2007
geo: 
Louisville, KY
United States
Records Breached: 

80

A GE service technician's laptop was stolen. It contained customer names and credit card numbers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Dino's Pizza, M&T Pizza Inc.


Location

Fayetteville, NC
United States
35° 3' 9.5904" N, 78° 52' 42.0924" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 20, 2010
geo: 
Fayetteville, NC
United States
Records Breached: 

183

The former owner of the restaurant was sentenced to five years and five months in prison for identity theft and skimming charges. The former owner was found to have used more than 183 credit numbers from patrons and generally added a fraudulent charge of $15 to $30 to each credit or debit card.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

EVG Quality Gas


Location

Sierra Madre, CA
United States
34° 9' 42.0228" N, 118° 3' 10.2456" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 3, 2011
geo: 
Sierra Madre, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

380

On December 27, a customer reported fraudulent charges on her credit card after using it at the station. Later cases of identity theft were also traced to the gas station.

UPDATE (1/6/11): The gas station closed shortly before customers started reporting fraudulent charges.  The former owner and two other people are being sought for questioning.  Customers had their debit and credit card information captured by a skimming device when they used their cards at a store ATM or inside the store.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

NSK Americas, Inc.


Location

Ann Arbor, MI
United States
42° 16' 15.1392" N, 83° 43' 34.7844" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 25, 2008
geo: 
Ann Arbor, MI
United States
Records Breached: 

2,000

A folder that allowed access to employee names, Social Security numbers and salaries of current and former employees was accidentally placed on an internal server. A total of 360 employee could access the information of other employees. The breach was caused by an IT administrative error in June of 2006.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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
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