PR Newswire

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 13, 2013
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Customer usernames and encrypted passwords were accessed and taken by hackers on or after March 8, 2013.  Hackers may have had access to the news release services of companies that use PR Newswire.  The breach is related to the Adobe hack that was revealed in early October of 2013.  

Source: 
Media

Court Ventures

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 21, 2013
geo: 
California Anaheim , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

3,100,000

 

Between October 2010 and December 2012, Court Ventures, a public records aggregator, provided access to US Info Search data to a foreign criminal posing as a legitimate private investigator.

Court Ventures had a contract with US Info Search where customers of Court Ventures had access to US Info Search data which included records on more than 200 million Americans, including individuals' Social Security numbers, dates of birth, and other records.

Source: 
Media

Comcast Phone

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 3, 2013
geo: 
Bay Area , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

74,000

The California Public Utilities Commission launched an investigation into the unauthorized disclosure and publication of Comcast subscribers' unlisted names, telephone numbers and addresses to determine whether Comcast violated the laws, rules, and regulations of California.

UPDATE (8/25/2014): An evidentiary hearing has been scheduled in this case for September 2014 to investigate whether or not Comcast broke the law.

 

Source: 
Government Agency

MongoHQ

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 29, 2013
geo: 
Mountain View , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

MongoHQ's internal system was compromised.  The system allowed certain administrative users to appear as other users.  MongoHQ reset all employee accounts and will enable devices, email, and internal applications after a credential reset and audit.  

Source: 
Media

NBC Sports Group

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 25, 2013
geo: 
Stamford , CT
United States
Connecticut US
Extra Info: 

Those with questions may call (203) 356-2720.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

The August 24 theft of two laptops resulted in the exposure of personal information.  The laptops were stolen in Northern California and it is unclear whether employees, clients, or general consumers were affected.  Names, Social Security numbers, driver's licence numbers, and dates of birth were exposed.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Datapak Services Corporation

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 17, 2013
geo: 
Howell , MI
United States
Michigan US
Extra Info: 

Those with questions may call (855) 398-6434

Records Breached: 

Unknown

Datapak Services discovered that its online systems had been infected by malware since March 5, 2013.  Customer names, addresses, payment card numbers, expiration dates, and CVV codes may have been accessed by an unauthorized party. 

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Petrochem Insulation, ASRC Energy Services

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 10, 2013
geo: 
San Francisco , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The July 18 theft of a laptop from an employee's car resulted in the exposure of employee information.  The laptop contained personnel spreadsheets with employee names, Social Security numbers, and employee identification numbers.

Source: 
Media

US Airways Group

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 8, 2013
geo: 
Tempe , AZ
United States
Arizona US
Records Breached: 

7,700

US Airways customers with Divident Miles accounts may have had their information compromised.  Dates of birth, security question answers, last four digits of credit card numbers, and frequent-flier miles may have been accessed and compromised.

UPDATE (08/02/2013): Names, email addresses, and Known Traveler numbers were exposed.  in some cases mileage was stolen from the accessed accounts.

Source: 
Media

Nielsen

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 10, 2014
geo: 
New York
85 Broad Street
New York , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Nielsen company announced that an undisclosed number of Nielsen Audio employees are being notified that their personal information including names and Social Security numbers may be at risk after an employee with their Human Resources department mistakenly sent out a mass email containing the data.

It is currently unknown how many employees were affected.

Source: 
Media

Milpitas Knights PAL Youth Football

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 26, 2014
geo: 
Milpitas , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

80

Parents of 80 youth football players were notified of a data breach, when a bag of registration materials required by the league were stolen from the back seat of a volunteers car.

The information included original birth certificates and physical forms. The league did not comment on what information was entered on the physical form.

 

More Information: http://www.mercurynews.com/sports/ci_26375263/milpitas-youth-football-pl...

Source: 
Media

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