NASDAQ.com

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 18, 2013
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Hackers were able to steal passwords from a NASDAQ Community forum.  It is likely that only passwords  and non-financial inforimation was stolen.  NASDAQ alerted users to the issue and took the website offline to upgrade its security.  There is concern that the hackers will use the email and password information to send phishing messages and obtain access to various financial accounts.

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

TJG, Inc., Target Marketing

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 29, 2013
geo: 
Ashland , VA
United States
Virginia US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The Target Marketing website was accessed by unauthorized parties on May 14.  People who used debit or credit cards on the online e-commerce platform may have had their names, email addresses, payment card numbers, expiration dates, and CVV codes accessed.

UPDATE (05/29/2013): Shumsky in Dayton, Ohio was also affected. Shumsky customers may have had their names, addresses, email addresses, credit/debit card numbers, payment card expiration dates, and CVV codes accessed.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Anasazi Hotel, LLC

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 30, 2013
geo: 
Sante Fe , NM
United States
New Mexico US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Anasazi Hotel learned that it was a common link in a number of fraudulent credit card activities.  An investigation revealed that Anasazi's network had been accessed and customer credit card information had been accessed.  Malware that could transmit customer names and credit card information was on Anasazi's system.  Anyone who used a credit card at Anasazi between June 18, 2012 and March 21, 2013 may have been affected.

Source: 
California Attorney General

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

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

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

Pierce County Housing Authority

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 10, 2013
geo: 
Tacoma , WA
United States
Washington US
Records Breached: 

979

A human error resulted in the exposure of client information.  A client found a file with Social Security numbers on the website.  The site was shut down while the file was removed.  It is unclear how long the information was available and the error was caused by a former employee. 

Source: 
Media

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