Google Chrome

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 11, 2013
geo: 
Mountain View , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A data management firm discovered that Chrome browser users may have had their personal information stored on the hard drives of their computers without their knowledge or consent.  Google Chrome regularly stores names, street addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, bank account numbers, credit card numbers, and Social Security numbers in web browsers for later use.  It was not known that Chrome's cache also stores the information in plain text.

Source: 
Media

Washington Inventory Service

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 28, 2013
geo: 
Merriam , KS
United States
Kansas US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A box of hundred of employee records was found in a publicly accessible recycling dumpster.  The box was later recovered by an employee, but the records were still left behind.  

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

US Airways, McKesson, City of Houston, Automatic Data Processing (ADP), AlliedBarton Security Services

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 30, 2013
geo: 
Tempe , AZ
United States
Arizona US
Records Breached: 

4,500

A programming error at ADP resulted in the exposure of employee names, Social Security numbers, and other information on W-2 forms.  Employees could have inadvertently downloaded the W-2s of other employees.  The error was corrected on May 4 and involved W-2 forms for tax years 2010, 2011, and/or 2012. ADP alerted US Airways to the issue on June 6, 2013.

UPDATE (09/13/2013): McKesson and the city of Houston were also affected by the breach.

Source: 
Media

Tinder

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 24, 2013
geo: 
West Hollywood , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Tinder advertises to users that their physical location information is never shown to other users.  An outside engineer discovered an issue with the Tinder app that allowed the locations of users to be available for at least two weeks.  Last known locations, Facebook IDs, dates of birth, gender, and names were available.  

Source: 
Media

Iberdola USA, Central Maine Power

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 16, 2013
geo: 
Augusta , ME
United States
Maine US
Records Breached: 

5,100 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A hack of Iberdrola USA's recruitment website may have exposed the information of anyone who applied for a job at Central Maine Power or any of its sister companies since January 2007.  Rochester Gas and Electric Corp and New York State Electric and Gas Corp. were also affected.

Source: 
Media

Linode.com

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 8, 2013
geo: 
Galloway , NJ
United States
New Jersey US
Extra Info: 

This notice appeared on Linode's website on April 16, 2013: https://blog.linode.com/2013/04/16/security-incident-update/

Those with questions may email support@linode.com.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

Hackers exploited an Adobe vulnerability and used it to access Linode Manager web servers.  One of Linode's web servers, parts of their source code, and their database were accessed.  No other components of the Linode infrastructure were accessed by the hackers.  Encrypted customer credit card numbers and passwords were obtained.  The group HTP claimed responsibility for the hack. 

Source: 
Media

Name.com

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 8, 2013
geo: 
Denver , CO
United States
Colorado US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Hackers accessed Name.com servers and may have obtained usernames, email addresses, passwords, and credit card account information.  Customer passwords and credit card information were encrypted.  Customers were notified of the breach and received an email asking them to reset their passwords.

Source: 
Media

Reputations.com

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 2, 2013
geo: 
Redwood , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknowm

Reputation.com experienced a hack that exposed customer names, email addresses, mailing addresses, date of birth, and employment information. Additionally, some customers had their encrypted passwords stolen.  Reputation.com immediately reset all customer passwords after learning about the breach.  Customers are encouraged to change their passwords on other sites if they reused their Reputation.com password.

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

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