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

ADP, Facebook, Gmail, LinkedIn, Twitter, Yahoo, YouTube

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 4, 2013
Extra Info: 

There is no specific location for this breach.

Records Breached: 

2 million (No Social Security numbers or financial information reported)

A breach that involved keylogging software affected at least 93,000 websites.  The virus may have originated on a server located in the Netherlands.  It first started collecting passwords and usernames on October 21. Approximately 860 computers in the United States were affected. More than 99% of the computers that were affected were outside of the United States.

Source: 
Media

Clarity Media Group

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 21, 2013
geo: 
Denver , CO
United States
Colorado US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The October 12 theft of a laptop resulted in the exposure of current and former employee information.  Current and former employees of Clarity Media Group's subsidiaries and of Freedom Communications were also affected.  Names, Social Security numbers, mailing addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, dates of birth, salaries, and 401(k) balances were on the laptop.  The dependents of employees may have also had their information exposed.

Source: 
Media

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

Comcast Phone

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

74,000

The California Public Utilities Commission launched an investigation into the unauthorized disclosure and publication of Comcast subscribers' unlisted names, telephone numbers and addresses to determine whether Comcast violated the laws, rules, and regulations of California.

UPDATE (8/25/2014): An evidentiary hearing has been scheduled in this case for September 2014 to investigate whether or not Comcast broke the law.

 

Source: 
Government Agency

John F. Kennedy International Airport

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 31, 2013
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Seven contract baggage handlers were arrested for stealing valuables from customer luggage.  The thefts were caught on camera between April 1 and August 28.  Items such as iPads, iPhones, cash, and jewelrey were discovered in the defendants' homes and cars.

Source: 
Media

League of Legends, Riot Games

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

120,000

A security breach has resulted in the usernames, email addresses, first and last names, and encrypted passwords of League of Legends users to be exposed.  About 120,000 transaction records from 2011 may have been accessed.  The transaction records contained hashed and salted (encrypted) credit card numbers. The information was stored on a system that had not been used since 2011.

Source: 
Media

Northrop Grunman

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 9, 2013
geo: 
Suwanee , GA
United States
Georgia US
Records Breached: 

70,000

People who were linguists or applied to be linguists within Northrop Grunman Technical Services, inc. Balkans Linguist Support Program may have had their personal information exposed. A database that contained names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, blood types, contact information, and additionaly types of government-issued identification numbers was accessed by unauthorized parties.  The breach occured sometime between November 2012 and May 2013 and was discovered on July 26.

Source: 
Media

Quayside Publishing Group

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 2, 2013
geo: 
Minneapolis , MN
United States
Minnesota US
Extra Info: 

Qbookshop.com, Qbookshop.net, Motorbooks.com, and WalterFoster.com were affected.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

A credit card breach resulted in the exposure of information. Customers who made online purchases at Quayside Publishing Group had their information exposed sometime around April 29.  Names, addresses, and credit card numbers were exposed until June 17.

Source: 
California Attorney General

US Airways Group

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 8, 2013
geo: 
Tempe , AZ
United States
Arizona US
Records Breached: 

7,700

US Airways customers with Divident Miles accounts may have had their information compromised.  Dates of birth, security question answers, last four digits of credit card numbers, and frequent-flier miles may have been accessed and compromised.

UPDATE (08/02/2013): Names, email addresses, and Known Traveler numbers were exposed.  in some cases mileage was stolen from the accessed accounts.

Source: 
Media

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