Racetrac, Seacoast National Bank

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 3, 2011
geo: 
Fort Pierce , FL
United States
Florida US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The Seacoast National Bank issued thousands of new debit and credit cards after some customers became victims of skimming. Some customers noticed fraudulent charges after making purchases at Racetrac gas station.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

CVS Caremark Corp.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 9, 2011
geo: 
Woonsocket , RI
United States
Rhode Island US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

According to a complaint filed against CVS, CVS used the confidential information of customers to push certain drugs.  CVS is accused of receiving payment for promoting certain pharmaceutical drugs to targeted groups of people. CVS may have violated consumer privacy by sending promotions for specific medications to the physicians of customers.  The complaint was filed on March 7.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Shell, Chevron

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 9, 2011
geo: 
Mountain View , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

3,600

Two men were arrested for using skimmers to obtain and use credit cards. Skimmers were found in three Shell and one Chevron gas pumps in Mountain View. The men were charged with conspiracy, altering a computer and acquiring credit card information with the intent to defraud. The breach was first discovered on December 6 of 2010 when a gas attendant found a skimming device on a gas pump.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Walgreens Co.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 11, 2011
geo: 
Deerfield , IL
United States
Illinois US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

According to a complaint filed against Walgreens, Walgreens sold confidential information of customers to data mining companies who resold it to pharmaceutical companies.  Walgreens is accused of receiving payment for prescription information that only patients had the right to sell. Walgreens sells patient data that includes sex, age group, state, ID number of the providing doctor and the name of the drug that is taken.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Spoiled Rotten Spa

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 18, 2011
geo: 
Aptos , CA
United States
California US
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

Nation's Giant Hamburgers

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 15, 2011
geo: 
Vacaville , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

200

Over 200 cases of identity theft were traced to Nation's Giant Hamburgers in Vacaville, CA. The cause of the breach was said to be a problem with the credit card machines in the store. The time period when customers using credit cards would have been affected was not reported.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

The Briar Group LLC

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 28, 2011
geo: 
Boston , MA
United States
Massachusetts US
Extra Info: 

Ned Devine's, Green Briar, City Bar Solas, The Harp, and MJ O'Connor's experienced customer credit card problems in 2010 and are part of the Briar Group restaurant chain.

Here is a link to the settlement:  http://tinyurl.com/4tmlfyx

Records Breached: 

Unknown

A series of breaches at Briar Group restaurants dating back to 2009 led the company to pay $110,000 in civil penalties to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Briar Group was fined for failing to protect the payment card data of tens of thousands of consumers. In addition to having poor data protection practices like allowing employees to share computer passwords and failing to secure network wireless connections, Briar Group was determined to have not responded appropriately when customer data was compromised.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

iTunes (Apple)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 1, 2011
geo: 
Cupertino , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Following a wave of iTunes fraud in 2010, iTunes users are experiencing another wave of hackers using their accounts to make fraudulent purchases. The hackers purchase music, gift cards, games, ringtones, and apps by accessing customer credit card information and modifying billing addresses. Some of these incidents result in hundreds of dollars of fraudulent purchases. Apple has yet to comment on the situation.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Jade House Restaurant

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 15, 2011
geo: 
Richmond , IN
United States
Indiana US
Extra Info: 

Anyone who used their credit card at the Jade Restaurant and noticed unauthorized purchases should call (765) 983-7247.

Records Breached: 

15

Restaurant employees were fooled by a scam artist calling and pretending to be a representative of the credit card service provider that the restaurant uses.  The scammer claimed there was a problem with the system.  One or more restaurant employees disclosed sensitive information to the individual.  Customers and the restaurant began seeing fraudulent credit card charges.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Applied Micro Circuits Corporation

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 4, 2011
geo: 
Sunnyvale , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 
Unknown
The February 23, 2011 theft of a laptop may have exposed the names and Social Security numbers of current and former employees. The laptop was stolen from an employee’s car. Those who were affected were sent notification on March 23.
Source: 
Databreaches.net

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