ADP, Facebook, Gmail, LinkedIn, Twitter, Yahoo, YouTube

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 4, 2013
Extra Info: 

There is no specific location for this breach.

Records Breached: 

2 million (No Social Security numbers or financial information reported)

A breach that involved keylogging software affected at least 93,000 websites.  The virus may have originated on a server located in the Netherlands.  It first started collecting passwords and usernames on October 21. Approximately 860 computers in the United States were affected. More than 99% of the computers that were affected were outside of the United States.

Source: 
Media

PR Newswire

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 13, 2013
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Customer usernames and encrypted passwords were accessed and taken by hackers on or after March 8, 2013.  Hackers may have had access to the news release services of companies that use PR Newswire.  The breach is related to the Adobe hack that was revealed in early October of 2013.  

Source: 
Media

Court Ventures

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 21, 2013
geo: 
California Anaheim , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

3,100,000

 

Between October 2010 and December 2012, Court Ventures, a public records aggregator, provided access to US Info Search data to a foreign criminal posing as a legitimate private investigator.

Court Ventures had a contract with US Info Search where customers of Court Ventures had access to US Info Search data which included records on more than 200 million Americans, including individuals' Social Security numbers, dates of birth, and other records.

Source: 
Media

Comcast Phone

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 3, 2013
geo: 
Bay Area , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

74,000

The California Public Utilities Commission launched an investigation into the unauthorized disclosure and publication of Comcast subscribers' unlisted names, telephone numbers and addresses to determine whether Comcast violated the laws, rules, and regulations of California.

UPDATE (8/25/2014): An evidentiary hearing has been scheduled in this case for September 2014 to investigate whether or not Comcast broke the law.

 

Source: 
Government Agency

MongoHQ

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 29, 2013
geo: 
Mountain View , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

MongoHQ's internal system was compromised.  The system allowed certain administrative users to appear as other users.  MongoHQ reset all employee accounts and will enable devices, email, and internal applications after a credential reset and audit.  

Source: 
Media

NBC Sports Group

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 25, 2013
geo: 
Stamford , CT
United States
Connecticut US
Extra Info: 

Those with questions may call (203) 356-2720.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

The August 24 theft of two laptops resulted in the exposure of personal information.  The laptops were stolen in Northern California and it is unclear whether employees, clients, or general consumers were affected.  Names, Social Security numbers, driver's licence numbers, and dates of birth were exposed.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Datapak Services Corporation

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 17, 2013
geo: 
Howell , MI
United States
Michigan US
Extra Info: 

Those with questions may call (855) 398-6434

Records Breached: 

Unknown

Datapak Services discovered that its online systems had been infected by malware since March 5, 2013.  Customer names, addresses, payment card numbers, expiration dates, and CVV codes may have been accessed by an unauthorized party. 

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Petrochem Insulation, ASRC Energy Services

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 10, 2013
geo: 
San Francisco , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The July 18 theft of a laptop from an employee's car resulted in the exposure of employee information.  The laptop contained personnel spreadsheets with employee names, Social Security numbers, and employee identification numbers.

Source: 
Media

Google Chrome

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 11, 2013
geo: 
Mountain View , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A data management firm discovered that Chrome browser users may have had their personal information stored on the hard drives of their computers without their knowledge or consent.  Google Chrome regularly stores names, street addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, bank account numbers, credit card numbers, and Social Security numbers in web browsers for later use.  It was not known that Chrome's cache also stores the information in plain text.

Source: 
Media

Washington Inventory Service

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 28, 2013
geo: 
Merriam , KS
United States
Kansas US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A box of hundred of employee records was found in a publicly accessible recycling dumpster.  The box was later recovered by an employee, but the records were still left behind.  

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

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