Alabama Department of Human Resources, Vinson Guard Service Inc., Jefferson Davis High School

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 26, 2012
geo: 
Montgomery , AL
United States
Extra Info: 

A notice from The United States Attorney's Office Middle District of Alabama can be found herehttp://www.justice.gov/usao/alm/programs/vwa/victimnotification.html

Records Breached: 

Unknown

An alert stating that the United States Attorney's Office is prosecuting cases related to the theft of personal identifying information and misuse of that personal identifying information was released.  The information was stolen between January 1, 2009 and March 25, 2011.  People from various organizations may have had their information misused to prepare fraudulent tax returns.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

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
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

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
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

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
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

Scribd

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
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

TLO, LLC

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 22, 2013
geo: 
Boca Raton , FL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

On January 15, 2013 TLO discovered that there had been limited fraudulent access to their system.  A hacker or hackers were able to access names, Social Security numbers, and driver's license numbers between August 2012 and January 2013. 

Source: 
California Attorney General

Rollins, Inc.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 27, 2013
geo: 
Atlanta , GA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An administrative error caused a mailing distribution to contain the Social Security numbers of some people.  Rollins learned of the issue on March 12.  The Rollins TODAY quarterly issue mailed during the week of March 4 contained Social Security numbers within a number sequence on the mailing label.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Computer Sciences Corporation

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 3, 2013
geo: 
Raleigh , NC
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A thumb drive with information from the Medicare Exclusion Database was placed on a thumb drive.  The thumb drive was discovered to be missing from the CSC facilities in Raleigh, North Carolina in early March; it had most likely been lost in late February.  The thumb drive contained names, Social Security numbers, federal tax Employer Identification numbers, dates of birth, and other information.

Source: 
California Attorney General

VUDU

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 9, 2013
geo: 
Santa Clara , CA
United States
Extra Info: 

Those with questions may call 855-968-8838 or email passwordreset@vudu.com.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

A March 24, 2013 VUDU office theft resulted in the exposure of customer information.  Hard drives with customer names, addresses, email addresses, account activity, dates of birth, and encrypted passwords were stolen.  Customers who used their VUDU passwords for other sites should change the passwords on other sides as well.

Source: 
Media

LivingSocial

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 26, 2013
geo: 
Washington , DC
United States
Records Breached: 

29 million (no SSNs or financial information reported)

As many as 50 million LivingSocial members may have had their names, email addresses, dates of birth, and encrypted passwords exposed by a cyber attack.  Customer credit card information was not compromised.  Customers were encouraged to change their passwords on any other sites on which they used the same or similar passwords.

UPDATE (05/03/2013): As many as 50 million acounts may have been affected.  It is estimated that 29 million people used LivingSocial and many had multiple accounts.

Source: 
Media

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