GitHub

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

Unknown

A hacker or hackers compromised some of the user accounts of GitHub.  The hackers used a brute force attack to expose passwords.  GitHub reset the passwords of users who were affected.

Source: 
Media

Washington Post

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 18, 2013
geo: 
Washington , DC
United States
District Of Columbia US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Hackers were able to access Washington Post employee usernames and passwords through an attack on the paper's servers.  The attack began through access to a server used by the Washington Post's foreign staff and then spread to more Washington Post servers.  The Washington Post and several other national papers were attacked in 2011 as well.

Source: 
Media

Affinity Gaming

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 21, 2013
geo: 
Las Vegas , NV
United States
Nevada US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Facilities owned by Affinity Gaming may have been exposed to a cyber attack between March 14 and October 16.  Customer information associated with credit and debit cards may have been taken.  Affinity Gaming owns Silver Sevens Hotel & Casino, Rail City Casino, Buffalo Bill's Resort & Casino, Primm Valley Resort & Casino, Whiskey Pete's Hotel & Casino, Golden Mardi Gras Casino, Golden Gates Casino, Golden Gulch Casino, Mark Twain Casino & RV Park, Lakeside Hotel & Casino, and St. Jo Frontier Casino.

Source: 
Media

Coca-Cola Company

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 24, 2014
geo: 
Georgia
One Coca-Cola Plaza
Atlanta , GA
United States
Georgia US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The Coca-Cola Company announced the theft of several computers from one of their locations that contained personal information on employees and other individuals. The company did not detail the specific information that was stored on the stolen computers. The theft was discovered on December 19, 2013.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Update Legal

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 13, 2014
geo: 
San Francisco
100 California Street
San Francisco , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

On or around September 9, 2013, Update Legal was informed by San Francisco Police that a suspect in custody had digital photographs of I-9 forms on the smartphone in this persons possession. This individual potentially obtained Social Security numbers, date of birth, driver's license numbers, email addresses, passport identification, state ID cards, military dependent's ID cards, US Citizen's ID cards, Certification of Birth Abroad, Birth Certificates and addresses.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Straight Dope Message Board

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 2, 2014
geo: 
Chicago
350 Orleans Street, 10th Floor
Chicago , IL
United States
Illinois US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The security team at The Straight Dope discovered hackers broke into their online message board forum. This resulted in unauthorized access of members usernames, emails and passwords. The message board does not store Social Security numbers or credit card information. The company is suggesting all users change their password in their system.

Source: 
Media

Briar Group

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 27, 2013
geo: 
Brighton MA
311 Washington Street
Brighton , MA
United States
Massachusetts US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Briar Group confirms it was the source behind a Seaport data breach. After an investigation by the Briar Group, who runs eight restaurants and bars in the city, confirmed that their systems were compromised causing the data breach that affected hundreds of individuals who visited the Seaport area of Boston sometime in November.

Currently, a number has not been released as the investigation regarding the breach is ongoing. The breach included unauthorized access to card data at their restaurants sometime between October and November 2013.

Source: 
Media

Wichcraft Operating LLC

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 30, 2013
geo: 
New York
641 West 27th Street
New York , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An unauthorized third party accessed their systems compromising payment card information of certain customers in possibly two of their locations, New York and San Francisco. The breached occured from approximately August 11, 2013 to October 2, 2013.

Based on their investigation, the information accessed by the unauthorized party may have included names, payment card numbers, security codes and expiration dates. They are claiming that not all of these data elements were accessed for each customer.

Source: 
California Attorney General

T-Mobile Supplier

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 30, 2013
geo: 
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
United States
US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A  supplier  for T-Mobile reported a breach of files stored on their servers. This breach included the breach of names, addresses, Social Seurity numbers and/or Driver's License numbers. This access was discovered in late November 2013.  They believe that the primary goal of the hackers was to obtain credit card data, but credit card information was not included in these files.

 

Source: 
California Attorney General

Skype breach

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 1, 2014
geo: 
Redmond
One Microsoft Way
Redmond , WA
United States
Washington US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

On January 1st, the Syrian Electronic Army is reportedly taking credit for hacking into user accounts on Skype. The amount of users affected is unknown. Reportedly, the hackers infiltrated a users account and monitors the activity and sells the data.

Source: 
Media

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