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

Weather Shield

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 16, 2013
geo: 
Medford , WI
United States
Wisconsin US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A total of 55 current and former Weather Shield employees across the country discovered that someone had stolen their identities and filed fraudulent tax refunds.  Several employees who were victims of identity theft in 2012 discovered that they had been affected again when filing their taxes in April of 2013. It is unclear how the 2012 or 2013 breaches occurred.

Source: 
Media

Goldman Sachs, Bloomberg LP

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 18, 2013
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Bloomberg News reporters were able to monitor clients' usage of data terminals leased from Bloomberg LP.  Goldman Sachs is one of the companies that has complained publicly while JP Morgan Chase, the Federal Reserve, and the United States Treasury Department have started investigations. It is unclear how many other organizations may have been affected.  

Source: 
Media

Iberdola USA, Central Maine Power

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 16, 2013
geo: 
Augusta , ME
United States
Maine US
Records Breached: 

5,100 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A hack of Iberdrola USA's recruitment website may have exposed the information of anyone who applied for a job at Central Maine Power or any of its sister companies since January 2007.  Rochester Gas and Electric Corp and New York State Electric and Gas Corp. were also affected.

Source: 
Media

Linode.com

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 8, 2013
geo: 
Galloway , NJ
United States
New Jersey US
Extra Info: 

This notice appeared on Linode's website on April 16, 2013: https://blog.linode.com/2013/04/16/security-incident-update/

Those with questions may email support@linode.com.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

Hackers exploited an Adobe vulnerability and used it to access Linode Manager web servers.  One of Linode's web servers, parts of their source code, and their database were accessed.  No other components of the Linode infrastructure were accessed by the hackers.  Encrypted customer credit card numbers and passwords were obtained.  The group HTP claimed responsibility for the hack. 

Source: 
Media

Evernote

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 3, 2013
geo: 
Redwood City , CA
United States
California US
Extra Info: 

Evernote's breach notice can be found herehttp://evernote.com/corp/news/password_reset.php.

Records Breached: 

50,000,000 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A hacker or hackers attacked and may have accessed Evernote's online system. Evernote reset all user passwords as a precaution.  User names, email addresses, and encrypted passwords may have been exposed. 

UPDATE (03/09/2013): A total of 50 million users were told to reset their passwords.

Source: 
Media

Snelling Staffing LLC

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 22, 2014
geo: 
Dallas Texas
4055 Valley View Lane
Dallas , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Snelling Staffing LLC informed current and previous employees of a data breach that exposed personal information to others via the Internet due to an installation error of a cloud based server at the home of a former Snelling employee, on January 24, 2014.

The information exposed included Social Security numbers, driver's license numbers, dates of birth, home addresses, medical information, alleged criminal activity and/or drug test results.

The company did discover that breach and shut down access to the information within the same day.

Source: 
California Attorney General

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

Las Vegas Sands Hotels and Casinos

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 12, 2014
geo: 
Las Vegas , NV
United States
Nevada US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Las Vegas Sands recently launched an investigation into a security breach of several of their casino websites.  Both the Venetian and the Palazzo had the homepage of their websites hacked and there could be others.

Currently it is unknown if credit card information and/or customer data was compromised.

Source: 
Media

Coca-Cola Company

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 24, 2014
geo: 
Georgia
One Coca-Cola Plaza
Atlanta , GA
United States
Georgia US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The Coca-Cola Company announced the theft of several computers from one of their locations that contained personal information on employees and other individuals. The company did not detail the specific information that was stored on the stolen computers. The theft was discovered on December 19, 2013.

Source: 
California Attorney General

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