TryMedia (TM Acquisition)

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 30, 2012
geo: 
Seattle , WA
United States
Washington US
Extra Info: 

TryMedia is a division of RealNetwork.  RealNetworks is located in Seattle, Washington. 

Records Breached: 

12,456

Try Media's ActiveStore application was attacked by intruders who were able to intercept and obtain the credit card information of customers.  Credit card numbers, expiration dates, security codes, addresses, email addresses, and passwords to user accounts for transactions that occurred between November 4, 2011 and December 2, 2011 were accessed.  

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Windstream

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 27, 2012
geo: 
Kannapolis , NC
United States
North Carolina US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A concerned neighbor noticed that packages were being delivered to an abandoned house. Law enforcement confronted a man who was collecting the packages and found that he had stolen old Windstream customer files and used the information to open fraudulent accounts with online retailers.  The man was an employee of Windstream and had taken paper documents from the mid to late 1990s.  A second vacant home that served as a delivery location was also found.  The former employee was charged with felony identity theft.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Bamastuff.com

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 27, 2012
geo: 
Tuscaloosa , AL
United States
Alabama US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Bamastuff.com notified its customers that a breach in its database had been discovered.  Customer names, email addresses, billing and shipping addresses, telephone numbers, credit card information, and/or cryptographically scrambled passwords may have been exposed.  Customers who bought items between August 1, 2009 and January 16, 2012 may have been affected. Some customers have already experienced fraudulent charges.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Motorola Mobility, Inc.

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 3, 2012
geo: 
Libertyville , IL
United States
Illinois US
Extra Info: 

Customers who purchased a refurbished Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi tablet from Woot.com between October and December 2011 are encouraged to visit motorola.com/xoomreturn or to call Motorola Mobility Customer Support at 1-800-734-5870 (Option 1) in order to determine if their tablet is affected.

Records Breached: 

100 (Unknown number of financial records and SSNs involved)

Approximately 100 out of a batch of 6,200 refurbished Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi tablets were sent to new customers without being completely wiped by Motorola.  The affected tablets were resold by Woot.com between October and December 2011.  Previous owners may have stored user names, passwords, email addresses, videos, photographs, and documents on the tablets.  There is also a possibility that any password-protected sites and applications could be accessed by people who bought the device refurbished.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Sam's Club

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 6, 2011
geo: 
Apple Valley , MN
United States
Minnesota US
Records Breached: 

98

A dishonest employee swiped customer credit cards after initial transactions, then processed a second transaction for cash back and pocketed the amount of the second fraudulent transaction from the cash register.  A store manager noticed the employee stealing money and reported her. A customer complaint about an unauthorized transaction then revealed the extent of the breach.  The fraudulent transaction complains date from May 25 to June 10. Store records reveal that $6,197 was stolen in this way.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Smith and Wollensky, Capital Grille, Wolfgang's Steakhouse, JoJo, Morton's, The Bicycle Club

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 18, 2011
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
New York US
Extra Info: 

Morton's is located in Stamford, Connecticut.  The Bicycle Club is located in Englewood Cliffs,New Jersey.

Records Breached: 

50

An identity theft ring that targeted wealthy customers of steakhouses was uncovered.  At least 28 current and former waiters and associates were arrested.  Waiters used credit card skimmers to steal the credit card information of customers who paid with American Express Black cards and other high-limit credit cards.  The crimes occurred between April 2010 and November 2011.  At least 50 victims have been identified.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

McDonald's

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 18, 2011
geo: 
Savannah , GA
United States
Georgia US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A restaurant manager was found to have sold the identities of U.S. citizens to illegal aliens employed at multiple McDonald's restaurants.  The employee was sentenced in U.S. District Court to 32 months in federal prison for her role in the identity theft scheme.  Fourteen arrests were made and five suspects face federal identity theft charges.  The rest were charged with immigration violations.  It is unclear how many people were involved in the identity theft scheme. Other Mcdonald's managers also stole and sold the identities of U.S. citizens.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Vacationland Vendors, Inc.

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 12, 2011
geo: 
WIsconsin Dells , WI
United States
Wisconsin US
Extra Info: 

Vacationland Vendors, Inc. arcade equipment used in Sevierville, Tennessee was also affected.

Records Breached: 

40,000

A hacker gained unauthorized access to Vacationland Vendors' card processing systems at Wilderness Waterpark Resort in the Dells and Wilderness at the Smokies in Sevierville.  The breach occurred on march 22.  Customers who used a credit or debit card at one of the resorts between December 12, 2008 and May 25, 2011 were affected.  

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Tampa Signal

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 10, 2011
geo: 
Tampa , FL
United States
Florida US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The actions of at least one dishonest employee put the personal information of thousands of homeowners into the hands of identity thieves.  People who purchased an ADT home security system through Tampa Signal in February may have had their information sold by one or more employees.  The personal information exposed included Social Security numbers and dates of birth.  fraudulent tax returns were filed in the names of an unknown number of victims.  

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Ashley Industrial Molding, Inc., AssureCare Risk Management (ARM)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 20, 2011
geo: 
Ashley , IN
United States
Indiana US
Records Breached: 

506 (Unknown number of SSNs and financial information)

A hacker or hackers were able to access Ashley Industrial Molding benefit plan information through AssureCare Risk Management (ARM) on August 9.  It is unclear if this incident is related to the ARM incident reported here on August 12, 2011.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

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