Pinkerton Government Services (PGS)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 7, 2012
geo: 
Washington , DC
United States
District Of Columbia US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The November 15 office theft of several computers may have resulted in the exposure of current and former employee information.  PGS believes that the computers were stolen for their hardware and software value rather than the information they contained.  Some former and current PGS employees had their names, addresses, Social Security numbers, and possibly other types of information exposed.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Labelmaster (American Labelmark Company)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 11, 2012
geo: 
Chicago , IL
United States
Illinois US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A hacker accessed the e-commerce site labelmaster.com.  Customer names, addresses, credit card numbers, and credit card expiration dates were exposed.  

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Schneider-Electric

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 7, 2013
geo: 
Palatine , IL
United States
Illinois US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A vendor's mailing error resulted in the exposure of employee Social Security numbers.  Call for Candidacy letters were mailed sometime around January 16 that had Social Security numbers, names, and addresses visible through the address window of the letter.  

Source: 
California Attorney General

Talk Fusion

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 8, 2013
geo: 
Brandon , FL
United States
Florida US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A computer network attack resulted in the exposure of customer information.  The cyber attack was discovered on December 13, 2012 and affected customer databases with names, Social Security numbers, credit and debit card numbers, payment card expiration dates, payment card security codes, addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth, and mothers' maiden names may have been exposed.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Comfort Inn and Suites

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 22, 2013
geo: 
Willard , MO
United States
Missouri US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A dishonest employee working at a Comfort Inn and Suites in Willard, Missouri during 2009 worked with a conspirator to misuse the information of hotel customers.  They were ordered to pay restitution of $23,000.  The dishonest employee was sentenced to three years of probation and her accomplice was sentenced to 42 months for aggravated identity theft and conspiracy to commit wire fraud.

Source: 
Media

Tribune Co.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 15, 2013
geo: 
Sacramento , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A former employee revealed a password and username combination for Tribune Co. to hackers.  The hackers were part of anonymous and used the information to access Tribune Co.'s servers in 2010.  A number of online stories that had been published through Tribune Co. were defaced by hackers as a result.  

The former employee of a TV station owned by Tribune Co. was indicted on charges of conspiracy to cause damage to a protected computer, transmission of malicious code, and attempted transmission of malicious code.

Source: 
Media

Facebook

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 15, 2013
geo: 
Menlo Park , CA
United States
California US
Extra Info: 
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Facebook discovered that hackers had exploited a vulnerability and accessed unspecified data.  Facebook found no evidence that Facebook user data was compromised.  Malware was installed on a number of employee laptops after a small number of them visited a mobile developer website that turned out to be unsafe. Microsoft, Twitter, and Apple were affected by the same issue around the same time.

Source: 
Media

Evernote

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 3, 2013
geo: 
Redwood City , CA
United States
California US
Extra Info: 

Evernote's breach notice can be found herehttp://evernote.com/corp/news/password_reset.php.

Records Breached: 

50,000,000 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A hacker or hackers attacked and may have accessed Evernote's online system. Evernote reset all user passwords as a precaution.  User names, email addresses, and encrypted passwords may have been exposed. 

UPDATE (03/09/2013): A total of 50 million users were told to reset their passwords.

Source: 
Media

Bit9, Inc.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 27, 2013
geo: 
Waltham , MA
United States
Massachusetts US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Hackers were able to exploit a vulnerability in a web application and use an SQL injection.  The breach occurred in July of 2012, however the server was shut down until January of 2013. Hackers then used Bit9's systems to attack other organizations who relied on Bit9 as a security platform vendor.  Three unnamed companies were affected.  The vulnerability was caused by Bit9 failing to install its own security software.

Source: 
Media

Information Handling Services, Inc. (IHS)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 27, 2013
geo: 
Englewood , CO
United States
Colorado US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Hackers breached the servers of IHS and may have been able to access credit card, customer, and nuclear information.  IHS does not believe that confidential information was compromised.  However, the hacker group claimed to have obtained the records of 8,500 customers. The hacker group is known to attack sites in order to further their goal of revealing sensitive nuclear data to pressure the Israeli government and others into disclosing their nuclear activities.

Source: 
Media

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