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

Bell Helicopter

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 4, 2013
geo: 
Hurst , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

On July 3, Bell Helicopter learned that some people who attended Bell Helicopter Training Academy were receiving phishing emails from a source claiming to be Bell. It appears that Bell's database of attendee information was accessed by a cyber intruder.  Attendees may have had their email addresses and credit card numbers exposed.

Source: 
Media

The Flamingo Resort and Spa

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 28, 2013
geo: 
Santa Rosa , CA
United States
California US
Extra Info: 

Employees with questions may call 1-(800)-848-8300.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

A virus was discovered on The Flamingo Resort and Spa payroll computer.  Employee names, Social Security numbers, bank routing numbers for those who used direct deposit, dates of birth, phone numbers, and home addresses may have been exposed.

Source: 
Media

Snapchat

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 1, 2014
geo: 
Snapchat
523 Ocean Front Walk
Venice , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The hacker or group known as "Lightcontact" is claiming to have hacked Snapchat.com. Reportedly, the group published a database containing Snapchat user names and phone numbers and posted it to several public forums such as Reddit.com.

Source: 
Media

Techmedia Network

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 20, 2013
geo: 
Ogden , UT
United States
Utah US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An unauthorized person or persons gained access to Techmedia Network's systems.  Customer names, credit card numbers, expiration dates, CVV security codes, mailing addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers may have been exposed.  The breach was discovered on November 20.

Source: 
California Attorney General

CITGO Petroleum Corporation

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 18, 2013
geo: 
Houston , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A folder with personal information was discovered in a location that made it accessible on CITGO's intranet to unauthorized employees.  The issue was discovered on October 9.  Social Security numbers, financial information, and other personal information could have been accessed.

Source: 
California Attorney General

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

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

Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 12, 2013
geo: 
Boston , MA
United States
Massachusetts US
Records Breached: 

300

At least seven employees of Boston Convention and Exhibition Center and 300 people who attended conventions during the fall may have been affected by a credit card breach.  It is unclear how the credit card information may have been accessed and the exact dates when customers would have been vulnerable.

Source: 
Media

MacRumors, vBulletin

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 17, 2013
Records Breached: 

860,000 (No Social Security numbers or financial information exposed)

A group of hackers claimed responsibility for compromising usernames, emails, and passwords associated with MacRumors and vBulletin Forum.  The hackers used a Zero Day exploit.  A total of 860,000 MacRumors users were affected. It is unclear how many vBulletin Forum users were affected.

Source: 
Media

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