Flores Mexican Restaurant

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 2, 2012
geo: 
Lakeway , TX
United States
Records Breached: 

50

Over 50 people who ate at Flores' were victims of fraudulent credit card activity.  The damages total nearly $50,000.  Hackers used a computer virus to infiltrate Flores' credit card system in December.  The owner noticed a drop in business of 15 percent after the breach was disclosed.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Staples (Staples Business Depot)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 2, 2012
geo: 
Mamaroneck , NY
United States
Records Breached: 

50

A Staples cashier is accused of using a skimming device to obtain the credit card information of customers.  She is also accused of selling the numbers to another party. A total of $181,000 in fraudulent credit card purchases resulted from the breach. The dishonest employee faces two felonies for criminal possession of a forgery device and first-degree scheme to defraud.  She also faces 50 counts of unlawful possession of personal identification and 50 counts of petite larceny.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

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
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
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

McDonald's

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 5, 2011
geo: 
Peoria , IL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A dishonest employee was arrested for using customer debit and credit card numbers to make online purchases.  The employee was charged with 21 counts of deceptive practice, 21 counts of identity theft, four counts of felony theft, and 17 counts of misdemeanor theft.  Anyone who used debit or credit cards at the Peoria Heights McDonald's between September 15 and October 30, 2011 may be at risk.  The stolen account numbers came from CEFCU debit cards.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Extreme Pizza

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 1, 2011
geo: 
Omaha , NE
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Someone hacked into the Extreme Pizza computer system and took information from cards that had been swiped by Extreme Pizza. The thefts date back to September of 2011.  Credit card transactions were moved to a different type of card reader in response to the breach. 

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Citigroup, Inc., Bank of America, Corp.

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

Citigroup and Bank of America are both headquartered in New York, New York.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

A breach of an unnamed merchant or merchants may have resulted in the exposure of customer credit and debit card information.  Citigroup deactivated the credit cards of affected customers and notified them that Citigroup had been informed of a security breach at a retailer.  Within a week, Bank of America also sent new debit cards to some customers after learning that some accounts may have been compromised at a merchant.

Source: 
Media

meridianEMR

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 23, 2011
geo: 
Livingston , NJ
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

On June 16, 2011, meridianEMR announced that it had filed a lawsuit against Intuitive Medical Software (UroChart).  meridianEMR's Advanced Monitoring System detected copying activities on meridianEMR's server.  meridianEMR immediately contacted Intuitive in response to the discovery.  A second group called The Shappley Clinic was also accused of accessing meridianEMR's data and placing patients in meridianEMR's system at risk.  The lawsuit contends that UroChart and another party have and have had unlawful access to patient information in violation of patient privacy rights.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

McDonald's

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 12, 2011
geo: 
Monticello , MN
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A minor working at a McDonald's drive-thru repeatedly used a skimming device to obtain the credit card numbers of customers.  The dishonest employee swiped credit cards in the skimmer as customers paid for their meals throughout July and August.  The credit card information was then used by identity thieves to create duplicate cards with false names.  Investigators are actively looking for more victims.  Those who may have been affected should call the Sheriff's Office (763) 682-7733.

Source: 
Media

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
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

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