Snapchat


Location

Snapchat
523 Ocean Front Walk
Venice, CA
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 1, 2014
geo: 
Snapchat
523 Ocean Front Walk
Venice, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The hacker or group known as "Lightcontact" is claiming to have hacked Snapchat.com. Reportedly, the group published a database containing Snapchat user names and phone numbers and posted it to several public forums such as Reddit.com.

Source: 
Media

Dartmouth-Hitchcock


Location

Lebanon New Hampshire
1 Medical Center Drive
Lebanon, NH
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 20, 2014
geo: 
Lebanon New Hampshire
1 Medical Center Drive
Lebanon, NH
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Dartmouth-Hitchcock informed patients of a security breach involving their personal information that is maintained by the company.

On or around December 3, 2013, the company discovered that, as a result of a phishing incident, certain employee user accounts had unauthorized activity in the Employee Self Service Direct Deposit Payroll system.

Source: 
Vermont Attorney General

ChoicePoint


Location

Alpharetta, GA
United States
34° 4' 31.3536" N, 84° 17' 38.724" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 15, 2005
geo: 
Alpharetta, GA
United States
Records Breached: 

163,000

Fraudsters who presented themselves as legitimate ChoicePoint customers purchased data profiles from ChoicePoint on individuals and used that data to commit identity theft. The initial number of affected records was estimated at 145,000 but was later revised to 163,000.

Source: 
Security Breach Letter

Deloitte & Touche, McAfee


Date Breach Made Public: 
February 23, 2006
Extra Info: 

Deloitte & Touche is an international organization with multiple locations throughout the United States.

Records Breached: 

9,290

An external auditor lost a CD with names, Social Security numbers and stock holdings in McAfee of current and former McAfee employees.  Three thousand current employees and 6,000 former employees were affected.  Current and former employees received two years of free credit monitoring services from Equifax.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Armstrong World Industries, Deloitte & Touche


Location

Lancaster County, PA
United States
40° 2' 47.9652" N, 76° 10' 42.1464" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 25, 2006
geo: 
Lancaster County, PA
United States
Records Breached: 

12,000

A laptop containing personal information of current and former employers was stolen. The computer was in the possession of the company's auditor, Deloitte & Touche. Data included names, home addresses, phone numbers, SSNs, employee ID numbers, salary data, and bank account numbers of employees who have their checks directly deposited.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Hancock Askew & Co.


Location

Savannah, GA
United States
32° 5' 0.7476" N, 81° 5' 59.4024" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 27, 2006
geo: 
Savannah, GA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

On October 5, 2006, a laptop computer containing 401(k) information for employees of at least one company (Atlantic Plastics, Inc.) was stolen from accounting firm Hancock Askew.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

TurboTax


Location

San Diego, CA
United States
32° 42' 55.1844" N, 117° 9' 26.118" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 9, 2007
geo: 
San Diego, CA
United States
Extra Info: 

The location listed is the headquarters of TurboTax's developer Intuit Consumer Tax Group.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

Using TurboTax online to access previous returns, a Nebraska woman was able to access tax returns for other Turbo Tax customers in different parts of the country. The returns contained personal information needed to e-file including bank account numbers with routing digits and Social Security numbers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Fox News


Location

Los Angeles, CA
United States
34° 3' 8.0424" N, 118° 14' 37.266" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 23, 2007
geo: 
Los Angeles, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

1.5 million Not added to total. It does not appear that SSNs or financial account numbers were exposed.

Sensitive information was exposed on the Fox News web server. The security hole allowed hackers to access login information, names, phone numbers, and email addresses.

Source: 
Media

Battelle & Battelle LLC


Location

Oakwood, OH
United States
39° 58' 59.2608" N, 81° 33' 35.442" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 1, 2007
geo: 
Oakwood, OH
United States
Extra Info: 

Other organizations: Community Blood Bank, Ohio Masonic Home

Records Breached: 

600

A laptop was stolen from a Battelle & Battelle LLC employee's vehicle.  The laptop contained information on an audit of the Community Blood Center's 401K plan as well as information on the employees of Springfield-based Ohio Masonic Home.  The stolen laptop needs multiple levels of authentication in order to access the sensitive data, according to a representative of Battelle.  Masonic Home officials report 600 of its employees were affected.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Pfizer Inc


Location

New York, NY
United States
40° 42' 51.3684" N, 74° 0' 21.5028" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 7, 2008
geo: 
New York, NY
United States
Records Breached: 

800

A laptop was stolen by a burglar from the home of a contractor who helps arrange planning travel and meetings for Pfizer. Information on the laptop included names, credit card numbers and, in some instances, credit card expiration dates, various addresses and phone numbers, hotel loyalty program numbers and other information. It did not appear that any Social Security numbers or PIN codes were exposed.

Source: 
Dataloss DB
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