Yusen Logistics (Americas) Inc.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 25, 2013
geo: 
Secaucus , NJ
United States
New Jersey US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An unencrypted laptop was stolen from an employee's vehicle sometime around September 23.  It contained a spreadsheet with payroll deduction information for former and current Yusen Logistics Americas employees.  It contained names, Social Security numbers, addresses, and payroll benefit deduction amounts from the period of July 2013 to September 2013.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Academy Studios

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 16, 2013
geo: 
Novato , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Personnel records were discarded in a public dumpster after Academy Studios. The non-profit closed in April and many of its assets were sold in an online auction on May 21.  The personnel paperwork included names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, copies of passports, copies of drivers' licenses, I-9 forms, and other employee information.

Source: 
Media

The New York Times, Melbourne IT

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 27, 2013
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A domain or domains belonging to The New York Times was attacked after activist hackers found a way to access the login credentials of service provider Melbourne IT.  Melbourne IT is an Australian domain name registrar that provides hosting and data services for The New York Times and other media sites.  The New York Times website was shutdown for approximately six hours.

Source: 
Media

Republic Services

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 29, 2013
geo: 
Phoenix , AZ
United States
Arizona US
Records Breached: 

82,160

An unspecified number of current and former employees were affected by the theft of a laptop.  The laptop was stolen from an employee's home on August 10.  The laptop contained names and Social Security numbers.

UPDATE (09/03/2013): As many as 82,160 current and former employees may have been affected.

Source: 
Media

John F. Kennedy International Airport

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 31, 2013
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Seven contract baggage handlers were arrested for stealing valuables from customer luggage.  The thefts were caught on camera between April 1 and August 28.  Items such as iPads, iPhones, cash, and jewelrey were discovered in the defendants' homes and cars.

Source: 
Media

League of Legends, Riot Games

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 20, 2013
geo: 
Santa Monica , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

120,000

A security breach has resulted in the usernames, email addresses, first and last names, and encrypted passwords of League of Legends users to be exposed.  About 120,000 transaction records from 2011 may have been accessed.  The transaction records contained hashed and salted (encrypted) credit card numbers. The information was stored on a system that had not been used since 2011.

Source: 
Media

Northrop Grunman

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 9, 2013
geo: 
Suwanee , GA
United States
Georgia US
Records Breached: 

70,000

People who were linguists or applied to be linguists within Northrop Grunman Technical Services, inc. Balkans Linguist Support Program may have had their personal information exposed. A database that contained names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, blood types, contact information, and additionaly types of government-issued identification numbers was accessed by unauthorized parties.  The breach occured sometime between November 2012 and May 2013 and was discovered on July 26.

Source: 
Media

Quayside Publishing Group

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 2, 2013
geo: 
Minneapolis , MN
United States
Minnesota US
Extra Info: 

Qbookshop.com, Qbookshop.net, Motorbooks.com, and WalterFoster.com were affected.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

A credit card breach resulted in the exposure of information. Customers who made online purchases at Quayside Publishing Group had their information exposed sometime around April 29.  Names, addresses, and credit card numbers were exposed until June 17.

Source: 
California Attorney General

US Airways Group

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 8, 2013
geo: 
Tempe , AZ
United States
Arizona US
Records Breached: 

7,700

US Airways customers with Divident Miles accounts may have had their information compromised.  Dates of birth, security question answers, last four digits of credit card numbers, and frequent-flier miles may have been accessed and compromised.

UPDATE (08/02/2013): Names, email addresses, and Known Traveler numbers were exposed.  in some cases mileage was stolen from the accessed accounts.

Source: 
Media

US Airways, Advanced Data Processing

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 30, 2013
geo: 
Tempe , AZ
United States
Arizona US
Records Breached: 

40,000

A programming error at Advanced Data Processing (ADP) caused employee names, Social Security numbers, and total taxable W-2 wages for the tax years 2010, 2011, and 2012 to be exposed.  A group of other US Airway employees were able to download the payroll information of their colleagues.  ADP corrected the issue in early May and notified US Airways in early June.

Source: 
Media

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