Energy Federation, Inc.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 11, 2011
geo: 
Westborough , MA
United States
Records Breached: 

20

Two malware pieces were discovered on Energy Federation's server on July 12.  They appear to have been inserted on July 7 and July 10.  The purpose of the malware was to collect information on the server. Customer names, credit card numbers and expiration dates, and contact information could have been exposed.  At least 20 New Hampshire residents were affected by the breach, but the total number of affected customers nationwide was not revealed.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Medassets Inc., Saint Barnabas Health Care System, Cook County Health and Hospitals (CCHHS)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 19, 2011
geo: 
Alpharetta , GA
United States
Records Breached: 

82,265 (around 3500 SSNs involved)

An external computer hard drive was stolen from a MedAsset employee's car on June 24.  MedAsset provides administrative and business services to medical centers.  The hard drive contained the personal information of patients who were being considered for governmental benefits at six Saint Barnabas acute care hospitals and patient information from Cook County Health and Hospitals System in Chicago.  Patient names, medical center account numbers, medical record numbers, dates of birth, medical center charges, amount paid, health insurance information and discharge dates were exposed.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

United States Steel and Carnegie Pension Fund, Benefits Administration Services

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 23, 2011
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
Records Breached: 

4,000

A CD with the names, Social Security numbers and dates of birth of U.S. Steel Mining retirees and dependents was lost in the mail.  Benefits Administration Services (BAS) mailed the CD in August, but it was not received.  BAS is still working with the U.S. Postal service to recover the CD.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Allianceforbiz.com, ShoWorks, Inc.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 24, 2011
geo: 
Spokane , WA
United States
Records Breached: 

20,000 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A hacker accessed a database of sensitive customer information.  An Excel spreadsheet with usernames, passwords, email addresses, company names, and other types of personal or business information of 20,000 people was posted online on August 22. No credit cards were accessed and the website was closed until all passwords were changed.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

MyVetDirect.com, Butler Schein Animal Health (BSAH)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 20, 2011
geo: 
Dublin , OH
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A breach of Butler Schein Animal Health's (BSAH) systems (MyVetDirect.com) may have affected clients whose veterinarian's websites were hosted by MyVetDirect.com.  People who placed orders on veterinarian websites that were hosted by MyVetDirect.com may have had their names, credit card information and numbers, addresses, telephone numbers, email addresses, billing and delivery information, and other purchase information obtained.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Peoples Gas, North Shore

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 16, 2011
geo: 
Chicago , IL
United States
Records Breached: 

100

A contract worker or employee of a contractor may have stolen and misused the personal information of an undisclosed number of customers.  The natural gas utilities serve nearly one million customers in the Chicago area, but state law bars the utilities from disclosing the number of customers affected. However, a November news report revealed that the theft of information had occurred in October and over 100 people were affected.  An employee working in iQor's human resources department was linked to the incident. The employee was fired and faces criminal investigation and prosecution.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

United Airlines

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 30, 2011
geo: 
Chicago , IL
United States
Records Breached: 

20 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A customer checking frequent flyer miles on United Airlines' mobile website was able to view the names, Mileage Plus numbers, future flight itineraries with confirmation codes, and previous trips of other Unite Airlines customers.  The information could have allowed anyone to change another passenger's seating assignment or cancel a flight by using confirmation codes and last names.  

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Dallas Police Department

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 8, 2012
geo: 
Dallas , TX
United States
Records Breached: 

23 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

Hackers targeted the Dallas Police Department in response to an officer being placed on leave after crashing his vehicle while intoxicated.  A total of 21 full names with employee ID numbers and hire dates, as well as 23 user IDs, email addresses, and passwords were posted online by the hackers.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Wisconsin Chiefs of Police Association

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 8, 2012
geo: 
WI
United States
Extra Info: 

No location is listed.  Members from across Wisconsin were affected.  The contact information city is listed as Shawano, Wisconsin.

Records Breached: 

540 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

Three hackers posted an administrative login and password on a public website. A fourth hacker released three logins and password combinations and 540 email addresses. The fourth hacker did not work with the other three hackers, but posted the information on the same day.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Employ Bridge (Staffing Solutions), Tempo Real Estate Corporation

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 9, 2012
geo: 
Atlanta , GA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Thousands of personal documents were found in a recycling dumpster.  The documents likely contained employment information such as full names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, and work histories. They were taken from an office in Alpharetta without the company's knowledge or permission.  A landlord with Temp Real Estate Corporation sent a cleaning crew to clean out the office after incorrectly believing Employ Bridge's lease had expired. 

Source: 
Media

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