Information Handling Services, Inc. (IHS)


Location

Englewood, CO
United States
39° 38' 51.954" N, 104° 59' 15.936" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 27, 2013
geo: 
Englewood, CO
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Hackers breached the servers of IHS and may have been able to access credit card, customer, and nuclear information.  IHS does not believe that confidential information was compromised.  However, the hacker group claimed to have obtained the records of 8,500 customers. The hacker group is known to attack sites in order to further their goal of revealing sensitive nuclear data to pressure the Israeli government and others into disclosing their nuclear activities.

Source: 
Media

Iberdola USA, Central Maine Power


Location

Augusta, ME
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 16, 2013
geo: 
Augusta, ME
United States
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

US Airways Group


Location

Tempe, AZ
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 8, 2013
geo: 
Tempe, AZ
United States
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

MongoHQ


Location

Mountain View, CA
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 29, 2013
geo: 
Mountain View, CA
United States
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

ADP, Facebook, Gmail, LinkedIn, Twitter, Yahoo, YouTube


Date Breach Made Public: 
December 4, 2013
Extra Info: 

There is no specific location for this breach.

Records Breached: 

2 million (No Social Security numbers or financial information reported)

A breach that involved keylogging software affected at least 93,000 websites.  The virus may have originated on a server located in the Netherlands.  It first started collecting passwords and usernames on October 21. Approximately 860 computers in the United States were affected. More than 99% of the computers that were affected were outside of the United States.

Source: 
Media

Nielsen


Location

New York
85 Broad Street
New York, NY
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 10, 2014
geo: 
New York
85 Broad Street
New York, NY
United States
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

ground (ctrl)


Location

Sacramento
120 K Street
Sacramento, CA
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 5, 2014
geo: 
Sacramento
120 K Street
Sacramento, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

ground(ctrl) operates social networking community websites focused on musicians, informed customers of a data breach to their website. The information breached included e-mail addresses and passwords. The company did inform customers that their credit card information was never stored with them and was not at risk.

For those affected, the company is recommending that usernames and passwords be changed. For questions individuals can call 1-877-463-2875 or via email at security@groundctrl.com.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Heartland Automotive/Jiffy Lube


Location

105 Decker Court, Suite 900
Irving, TX
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 8, 2014
geo: 
105 Decker Court, Suite 900
Irving, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

Uknown

Heartland Automotive (Jiffy Lube) has notified customers of a data breach that has occured when one of their company owned laptop was stolen with personal information on it.

The information included names, addresses, dates of birth, Social Security numbers.

The company is offering 12 months free of AllClearID. For those affected call 1-877-437-4004.

 

Source: 
California Attorney General

Milpitas Knights PAL Youth Football


Location

Milpitas, CA
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 26, 2014
geo: 
Milpitas, CA
United States
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

Microsoft xBox


Location

Redmond , WA
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 26, 2014
geo: 
Redmond , WA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Microsoft Xbox Live networks were hacked by a group called "LizardSquad", preventing users from playing games over the holiday.

The assault was a DDoS attack (distributed denial-of-service) which "harness the Internet connectivity of many hacked or misconfigured systems so that those systems are forced to simultaneously flood target network with junk Internet traffic. The goal, of course, is to prevent legitimate visitors from being able to load the site or use the service under attack."

Source: 
Krebs On Security
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