InterContinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 3, 2013
geo: 
San Francisco , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A July 4 burglary resulted in the exposure of guest information.  The names, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, and credit and debit card numbers of guests were on a computer hard drive that was stolen.  The hotel learned of the possibility of a breach of guest data on July 14 and alerted guests around August 8.

Source: 
Media

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

Facebook

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 21, 2013
geo: 
Menlo Park , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

6,000,000 (No SSNs or financial information involved)

Facebook discovered a bug that may have allowed unauthorized users to view the personal contact information of Facebook users.  The people who could have used the information would have had some kind of connection to them or some kind of contact information, but users may have thought their email and phone numbers were hidden from these connections.  People who used the Download Your Information (DYI) tool may have been able to access the contact information.  The issue was discovered by an external group of security researches involved with the White Hat program.

Source: 
Media

Adobe, Washington Administrative Office of the Courts

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 13, 2013
geo: 
Olympia , WA
United States
Washington US
Records Breached: 

160,000

Up to 160,000 people may have had their information exposed by a breach.  Anyone who was booked into a city or county jail int he state of Washington between September of 2011 and December of 2012 may have had their Social Security number exposed.

Source: 
Media

Hostgator

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 23, 2013
geo: 
Houston , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An employee was found to have installed backdoors on more than 2,700 company servers.  The issue was discovered the day after the dishonest employee was dismissed.  He worked for Hostgator from September 2011 to February 15, 2012. The dishonest employee was arrested and charged with breach of computer security.

Source: 
Media

LivingSocial

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 26, 2013
geo: 
Washington , DC
United States
District Of Columbia US
Records Breached: 

29 million (no SSNs or financial information reported)

As many as 50 million LivingSocial members may have had their names, email addresses, dates of birth, and encrypted passwords exposed by a cyber attack.  Customer credit card information was not compromised.  Customers were encouraged to change their passwords on any other sites on which they used the same or similar passwords.

UPDATE (05/03/2013): As many as 50 million acounts may have been affected.  It is estimated that 29 million people used LivingSocial and many had multiple accounts.

Source: 
Media

VUDU

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 9, 2013
geo: 
Santa Clara , CA
United States
California US
Extra Info: 

Those with questions may call 855-968-8838 or email passwordreset@vudu.com.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

A March 24, 2013 VUDU office theft resulted in the exposure of customer information.  Hard drives with customer names, addresses, email addresses, account activity, dates of birth, and encrypted passwords were stolen.  Customers who used their VUDU passwords for other sites should change the passwords on other sides as well.

Source: 
Media

Computer Sciences Corporation

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 3, 2013
geo: 
Raleigh , NC
United States
North Carolina US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A thumb drive with information from the Medicare Exclusion Database was placed on a thumb drive.  The thumb drive was discovered to be missing from the CSC facilities in Raleigh, North Carolina in early March; it had most likely been lost in late February.  The thumb drive contained names, Social Security numbers, federal tax Employer Identification numbers, dates of birth, and other information.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Rollins, Inc.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 27, 2013
geo: 
Atlanta , GA
United States
Georgia US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An administrative error caused a mailing distribution to contain the Social Security numbers of some people.  Rollins learned of the issue on March 12.  The Rollins TODAY quarterly issue mailed during the week of March 4 contained Social Security numbers within a number sequence on the mailing label.

Source: 
California Attorney General

TLO, LLC

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 22, 2013
geo: 
Boca Raton , FL
United States
Florida US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

On January 15, 2013 TLO discovered that there had been limited fraudulent access to their system.  A hacker or hackers were able to access names, Social Security numbers, and driver's license numbers between August 2012 and January 2013. 

Source: 
California Attorney General

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