Elance

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 16, 2009
geo: 
Mountain View , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A warning from Elance's customer service was emailed, saying that the site has been hacked or attacked in some way. The data accessed was contact information - specifically name, email address, telephone number, city location and Elance username. This incident did not involve any credit card, bank account, social security or tax ID numbers.

Source: 
Media

LexisNexis

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 13, 2009
geo: 
Dayton , OH
United States
Ohio US
Records Breached: 

13,329

LexisNexis has warned more than 13,000 consumers that a Florida man who is facing charges in an alleged mafia racketeering conspiracy may have accessed some of the same sensitive consumer databases that were once used to track terrorists. The accused would provide names, addresses and account numbers as part of a fake check-cashing operation. But he's also accused of using computer databases to get information on potential extortion or assault targets as well

Source: 
Dataloss DB

AT&T

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 8, 2009
geo: 
Chicago , IL
United States
Illinois US
Records Breached: 

2,100

A temporary employee for AT&T was arrested today on charges she stole personal information on 2,100 co-workers and then pocketed more than $70,000 by taking out short-term payday loans in the names of 130 of them.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

collective2.com

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 1, 2010
geo: 
Tenafly , NJ
United States
New Jersey US
Records Breached: 

25,000

Users of the do-it-yourself trading site collective2.com received an “urgent” e-mail notifying them that the company's computer database had been breached by a hacker and that all users should log in to change their passwords immediately. That e-mail stated that the information accessed by the hacker included names, e-mail addresses, passwords and credit card information.

Source: 
Media

Netflix

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 1, 2010
geo: 
Los Gatos , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

100 million not added to total

A class action suit was filed against Netflix, Inc., in United States District Court for the Northern District of California. Plaintiffs in the suit are claiming that Netflix has “perpetrated the largest voluntary privacy breach to date.” According to the Complaint, Netflix knowingly and voluntarily disclosed the sensitive and personal information of approximately 480,000 Netflix subscribers when Netflix provided participants in a contest initiated to improve Netflix’s movie recommendation systems with data sets containing over 100 million subscriber movie ratings and preferences.

Source: 
Media

Strategic Workforce Solutions, Tatum SFN division

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 14, 2010
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The Tatum division of SFN (Strategic Workforce Solutions) notified employees that a portable electronic device was stolen from the trunk of a car.  The device contained unencrypted files with names, addresses and Social Security numbers.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Blippy.com

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 23, 2010
geo: 
Palo Alto , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Blippy is a social Web service that lets users share with the world all their credit card transactions. One big problem though: Blippy appears to have inadvertently published some of its users' credit card numbers. Google search resulted in viewing of some of the credit card numbers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Dave & Buster's

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 12, 2008
geo: 
Islandia , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 

80,000

Three men have been charged with hacking into 11 Dave & Buster's networks and then remotely installing "packet sniffer" software on point-of-sale servers at locations throughout the U.S. A packet sniffer logs information being sent over a network. In this case, the criminals used it to log credit and payment card data as it was sent from the branch locations to corporate headquarters. The hacking took place from April to September 2007. At Dave & Buster's Islandia, New York, location, the hackers accessed details of about 5,000 payment cards.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Avaya

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 31, 2006
geo: 
Maitland , FL
United States
Florida US
Extra Info: 
Additional location: Basking Ridge, NJ
Records Breached: 
Unknown
A laptop stolen from an Avaya employee on October 16 in Florida contained personally identifiable information, including names, addresses, W-2 tax form information and SSNs.
Source: 
Dataloss DB

Mary's Pizza Shack

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 18, 2010
geo: 
Sonoma , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

50

The Plaza location of Mary's Pizza Shack has been identified as the target of Internet hackers who penetrated the restaurant's computer system with a "logger" virus that captured credit card numbers at the transaction terminal. Only credit card numbers were taken by the virus, Albano emphasized, no personal identification information, such as Social Security numbers or bank account records were exposed, although VISA and MasterCard debit accounts were apparently raided. Trustwave identified and removed the virus doing the damage.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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