Vote Sex!

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 6, 2012
geo: 
IL
United States
Illinois US
Extra Info: 

No city was listed for this breach.

Records Breached: 

35,959 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A hacker or hackers posted 35,959 usernames, email addresses, and passwords online.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Sacramento Area Fire Fighters Local 522

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 31, 2012
geo: 
Sacramento , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

On or around March 6, a spreadsheet containing the names and contact information of active and retired Local 522 members was sent by a Local 522 employee to the Sacramento Central Labor Council (CLC).  The spreadsheet contained member Social Security numbers, but was only supposed to provide member mailing addresses.  The email did not stop at CLC and was forwarded to Capitol Mailing, Inc.  The mistake was discovered on March 23 after Local 522 members received mailing labels that displayed their Social Security numbers.  

Source: 
California Attorney General

Comfort Inn & Suites

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 21, 2012
geo: 
San Antonio , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

500

Police officers discovered a large number of credit card receipts and other items during a traffic stop in June of 2011.  The driver was then arrested and admitted to using stolen credit card receipts from Comfort Inn & Suites to make fraudulent credit cards.  He had stolen around 500 receipts and successfully used two counterfeit credit cards.  He was sentenced to five years and 10 months in federal prison and ordered to pay $3,606 in restitution.

UPDATE (03/22/2012): Additional credit card receipts were found and connected to Brownsville, Texas.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Milk Inc.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 16, 2012
geo: 
San Francisco , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An employee of another company discovered a security issue in Oink.  Oink is a "rate everything" application from mobile application developer Milk Inc.  The security issue allowed anyone to download personal information of another Oink user by entering another person's username.  Folders with associated email addresses, photos, and other user site information may have been exposed. Oink shutdown and the employees of Milk Inc. joined Google for a new project shortly after the issue was discovered.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Fun Publications, Transformers Club

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 28, 2012
geo: 
Fort Worth , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

People who were members of the Transformers Club run by Fun Publications became aware that their credit card information had been compromised. Fun Publications conducted an investigation and determined that their e-commerce database had been compromised sometime around January 31.  Members were encouraged to monitor their credit cards closely and to consider replacing any cards that were used with Fun Publications for event registration, club store purchases, or other purchases.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Solitude Mountain Resort

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 14, 2012
geo: 
Salt Lake City , UT
United States
Utah US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Hackers stole credit card information during an attack on Solitude Mountain's credit card system.  The breach was short-lived and a small, but undisclosed number of people saw fraudulent charges on their credit cards.  Anyone who used a credit card at Solitude during the week of February 7 should check their statements for unusual activity.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Bethesda Softworks, Bethesda Blog

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 1, 2012
geo: 
Rockville , MD
United States
Maryland US
Records Breached: 

3,657 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A hacker or hackers posted the login information of two website administrators.  The information of 8 job users was posted, as well as an additional 3,647 usernames, passwords, and emails. Anyone who used the same username, password, and/or email combination for other sites is encouraged to change them immediately.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Onehitplay.com

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 1, 2012
geo: 
Brea , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

687 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A hacker or hackers posted the information of users online.  It is unclear if this is related to an identical incident that occurred on October 23, 2011.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Onehitplay.com

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 23, 2011
geo: 
Brea , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

1,008 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A hacker or hackers posted the account information of Onehitplay.com users online.  The cost of the breach is estimated at $214,000.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Demon Thesis

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 7, 2012
geo: 
San Francisco , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

203 (No SSNs or financial information exposed)

A hacker or hackers accessed and posted sensitive information online.  Usernames, email addresses, and MD5 passwords were exposed.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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