Forbes.com


Location

New York
90 5th Avenue
New York, NY
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 14, 2014
geo: 
New York
90 5th Avenue
New York, NY
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Forbes.com announced on their Facebook page February 14th, that they had been a target of a data breach by hackers.

They claim that "the email address for anyone registered with Forbes.com has been exposed Please be wary of emails that purport to come from Forbes, as the list of email addresses may be used in phishing attacks.  The passwords were encrypted, but as a precaution, we will strongly encourage Forbes.com readers to change their passwords on our system once we make sign-on available again".

Source: 
Media

H&R Block


Location

Kansas City, MO
United States
39° 5' 59.0172" N, 94° 34' 42.8412" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 2, 2006
geo: 
Kansas City, MO
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

H&R Block included Social Security numbers in a 40-digit number string on mailing labels.  Affected individuals were contacted.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Ernst & Young


Location

New York, NY
United States
40° 42' 51.3684" N, 74° 0' 21.5028" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 1, 2006
geo: 
New York, NY
United States
Extra Info: 

Additional locations: Throughout the US and UK. Breach occurred in Texas.

Records Breached: 

243,000

A laptop containing names, addresses and credit or debit card information of Hotels.com customers was stolen from an employee's car in Texas.

Source: 
Media

Linden Lab, Second Life


Location

San Francisco, CA
United States
37° 46' 29.748" N, 122° 25' 9.8976" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 8, 2006
geo: 
San Francisco, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

On Sept. 6, Linden Lab discovered that a hacker accessed its Second Life database through web servers. The affected data included unencrypted account names, real life names, and contact information, plus encrypted account passwords and payment information. Second Life is a 3-D virtual world.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

News accounts are not clear as to source, but thought to be a realty office


Location

Las Vegas, NV
United States
36° 6' 52.7256" N, 115° 10' 22.1376" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 2, 2007
geo: 
Las Vegas, NV
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

About 40 boxes of financial paperwork, thought to be from loan applications, was found in a dumpster. One of the boxes visible to news reporters was said to contain paperwork with bank account details, photocopies of driver's licenses, SSNs and other private information.

Source: 
Media

Parisexposed.com


Location

Bellevue, WA
United States
47° 36' 37.3572" N, 122° 12' 2.4444" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 18, 2007
geo: 
Bellevue, WA
United States
Records Breached: 

750

Investigation by The Smoking Gun Web site said that by changing a few characters on the web page URL it was possible to see the subscriber's name, email address, password, phone number, mailing address and credit card number.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Semtech


Location

Camarillo, CA
United States
34° 12' 59.0184" N, 119° 2' 15.3672" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 8, 2007
geo: 
Camarillo, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A laptop computer and other personal belongings were stolen from one of Semtech's vendors. The computer was not stolen from a Semtech facility, but may have contained computerized data relating to Semtech employees. Semtech declined to provide further details of the incident, such as what personal employee data may have been put at risk, when the theft happened or how long it took the company to inform its workers of the potential breach.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

MTV Networks


Location

Los Angeles, CA
United States
34° 3' 8.0424" N, 118° 14' 37.266" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 8, 2008
geo: 
Los Angeles, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

5,000

Computer files with confidential data on employees at MTV Networks were breached by someone outside the company. Personal information in the files included names, birth dates, Social Security numbers and compensation data.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Northeast Security


Location

West Haven, MA
United States
42° 20' 26.9808" N, 71° 4' 35.6916" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 6, 2008
geo: 
West Haven, MA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

News Channel 8 found Social Security numbers, bank account numbers and even canceled checks inside a dumpster. The files appear to belong to Northeast Security, a subcontractor for Safe Home Security, based out of Rocky Hill. Northeast Security recently moved out of a West Haven storefront, and it seems they left their clients personal information behind.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

The Planet


Location

Houston, TX
United States
29° 45' 47.8224" N, 95° 21' 47.7792" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 17, 2008
geo: 
Houston, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

25,000

A security breach that may have affected the customer portal account and server passwords, was discovered. The Planet identified the methods by which the systems were compromised and have closed those holes. Only two user accounts were definitely affected, and no credit card information is believed to have been compromised.

Source: 
Media
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