RentPath, Inc. (Primedia)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 31, 2013
geo: 
Norcross , GA
United States
Georgia US
Records Breached: 

56,000

An independent contractor with access to Primedia's network operations group was found to have stolen hardware.  The issue was discovered on June 20, 2012.  Applicants, employees, and former employees may have had several different types of personal information stolen. Approximately 56,000 Social Security numbers were discovered among the various types of information.  Approximately 30,000 former employees, employees, and applicants were identified and notified of the breach.  The other 26,000 have yet to be identified.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Drupal.org

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 30, 2013
Extra Info: 

Drupal is a volunteer-based organization and doesn't have a central location.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

A hacker or hackers exploited a vulnerability in a third-party software and used it to access accounts on drupal.org. The hackers were able to upload files to the association.drupal.org and compromised Drupal's serer. Accounts on groups.drupal.org may have also been exposed. Usernames, email addresses, hashed passwords, and country information may have been exposed.

Source: 
Media

Vendini, Inc.

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 22, 2013
geo: 
San Francisco , CA
United States
California US
Extra Info: 

Those with questions may call Vendini at 800-836-0473.

Vendini's blog statement can be read here: http://blog.vendini.com/

Records Breached: 

22,900

Anyone who used Vendini for ticket purchases may have had their financial information exposed during a March breach.  A hacker accessed Vendini's server and may have obtained customer names, addresses, email addresses, credit card numbers, and credit card expiration dates.  A total of 22,900 customers from Augusta, Maine may have been affected.  It is unclear if people from other states were also affected.

UPDATE (06/12/2013): The unauthorized intrusion was first detected on April 25.  

Source: 
Media

Institutional Shareholder Services

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 23, 2013
geo: 
Boston , MA
United States
Massachusetts US
Records Breached: 

100 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

An employee of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) shared nonpublic voting data in exchange for $15,000 in concert tickets and $20,000 in meals.  From 2007 through early 2012 an ISS employee provided nonpublic information on how over 100 ISS clients were voting on proxy ballots to a firm that gathers shareholder votes.  ISS will pay The Securities and Exchange Commission $300,000 to settle civil charges and penalties.

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

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

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

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

The New York Times, Melbourne IT

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 27, 2013
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A domain or domains belonging to The New York Times was attacked after activist hackers found a way to access the login credentials of service provider Melbourne IT.  Melbourne IT is an Australian domain name registrar that provides hosting and data services for The New York Times and other media sites.  The New York Times website was shutdown for approximately six hours.

Source: 
Media

Republic Services

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 29, 2013
geo: 
Phoenix , AZ
United States
Arizona US
Records Breached: 

82,160

An unspecified number of current and former employees were affected by the theft of a laptop.  The laptop was stolen from an employee's home on August 10.  The laptop contained names and Social Security numbers.

UPDATE (09/03/2013): As many as 82,160 current and former employees may have been affected.

Source: 
Media

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