GreenStone Homes


Location

Columbus, OH
United States
39° 57' 40.2336" N, 82° 59' 55.6584" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 8, 2012
geo: 
Columbus, OH
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A pile of thousands of documents were found in the street. Two bags were stuffed with financial information such as tax returns with Social Security numbers. The information was found in the driveway of a model home that had been foreclosed in July 2011.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Sourcefire


Location

Columbia, MD
United States
39° 12' 13.3704" N, 76° 51' 39.7656" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 27, 2012
geo: 
Columbia, MD
United States
Records Breached: 

500

The November 6 theft of an unencrypted laptop may have resulted in the exposure of employee Social security numbers.  It is unclear if other types of information were also exposed.  A total of 500 employees may have been affected.  

Source: 
Media

Scribd


Location

San Francisco, CA
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 5, 2013
geo: 
San Francisco, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

100,000 (No SSNs or financial information exposed)

A hack affected less than 1% of Scribd's 50 million users. "A few hundred thousand" users had their passwords stolen.  Users who were affected received instructions for resetting passwords.  The passwords were encrypted and it is unlikely that hackers were able to decrypt and use the passwords before Scribd and Scribd users learned of the breach.

Source: 
Media

RentPath, Inc. (Primedia)


Location

Norcross, GA
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 31, 2013
geo: 
Norcross, GA
United States
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

The New York Times, Melbourne IT


Location

New York, NY
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 27, 2013
geo: 
New York, NY
United States
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

Paragon Benefits Inc, TSYS Employee Health Plan


Location

Columbus, GA
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 31, 2013
geo: 
Columbus, GA
United States
Records Breached: 

5,232

An employee of a temporary staffing agency who was working at Paragon Benefits Inc. emailed personal information to his own Gmail account for fraudulent purposes.  The information came from TSYS employees. The dishonest employee was arrested and charged with felony identity theft.  Two spreadsheets that contained names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, and home addresses were sent.  At least 1,000 TSYS former employees and 11 family members had their information exposed.

Source: 
Media

Techmedia Network


Location

Ogden, UT
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 20, 2013
geo: 
Ogden, UT
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An unauthorized person or persons gained access to Techmedia Network's systems.  Customer names, credit card numbers, expiration dates, CVV security codes, mailing addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers may have been exposed.  The breach was discovered on November 20.

Source: 
California Attorney General

State Industrial Products


Location

Ohio
5915 Landerbrook Drive, Suite 300
Mayfield Heights, OH
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 27, 2014
geo: 
Ohio
5915 Landerbrook Drive, Suite 300
Mayfield Heights, OH
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

State Industrial Products was contacted by the FBI informing them of unauthorized access to information about current and former State Industrial employees. The FBI shared a list of specific employees and the information that was breached.

The information included named, addresses, email addresses, Social Security numbers, driver's license numbers, genders, dates of birth, phone numbers, employee ID's, and dates of hire.

Source: 
Vermont Attorney General

Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC)


Location

San Diego, CA
United States
32° 42' 55.1844" N, 117° 9' 26.118" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 12, 2005
geo: 
San Diego, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

45,000 employees

On January 25 thieves broke into a SAIC facility and stole computers containing personal information of past and current employees. Stolen information included names, Social Security numbers, addresses, phone numbers and records of financial transactions.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Honeywell International


Location

Morristown, NJ
United States
40° 47' 48.3612" N, 74° 28' 53.5584" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 31, 2006
geo: 
Morristown, NJ
United States
Records Breached: 

19,000

Personal information of current and former employees including Social Security numbers and bank account information was posted on an Internet Web site. It was not known whether this was the result of a malicious insider or an administrative error.  Current and former employees whose information was compromised were informed immediately and offered free credit monitoring and identity theft insurance.

Source: 
Dataloss DB
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