General Cable Corporation


Location

Marshall, TX
United States
32° 32' 41.5356" N, 94° 22' 2.7048" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 19, 2007
geo: 
Marshall, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An employee used the wrong email distribution list and sent an email to several unauthorized employees on November 1. The email included names and Social Security numbers of current and former employees, as well as third-party vendors. At least 19 Massachusetts residents and four residents of other states were affected, but the total number of affected individuals nationwide was not revealed.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

SettlementOne Credit Corporation, Sackett National Holdings Inc., ACRAnet Inc., Fajilan and Associates Inc. (Statewide Credit Services and Robert Fajilan)


Date Breach Made Public: 
February 3, 2011
Extra Info: 

No location is listed since the incidents involve several organizations and their information security systems.

http://www.ftc.gov/opa/2011/02/settlement.shtm

Records Breached: 

1,800

Three companies who resell consumer credit reports have agreed to settle with the FTC over charges that computer hackers could easily access consumer data through their weak information security systems.  Hackers accessed more than 1,800 credit reports via security flaws in the computer networks used by the companies' clients.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Portland Center for the Performing Arts (PCPA)


Location

Portland, OR
United States
45° 31' 24.4272" N, 122° 40' 34.3452" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 26, 2011
geo: 
Portland, OR
United States
Records Breached: 

864

The PCPA website was hacked sometime between December 20, 2010 and March 15, 2011. Ticket purchases for PCPA events were not involved since the Ticketmaster website is responsible for those purchases. Information from a total of 864 gift card purchases from the PCPA website between January 1, 2006 and March 15, 2011 was compromised. The total number of customers affected is likely to be lower than 864 since some customers purchased more than one gift card.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

LexisNexis, Onyx Collections and Locators Services Inc.


Location

Boca Raton, FL
United States
26° 21' 31.2804" N, 80° 4' 59.1528" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 8, 2011
geo: 
Boca Raton, FL
United States
Extra Info: 

Onyx Collections and Locators Services Inc. is located in Atlanta, Georgia.

Records Breached: 

74

Sensitive information was exposed by a breach at Onyx Collections.  Someone connected to Onyx Collections was misusing Onyx Collections' search account to access the personal information of people.  LexisNexis discovered the problem after conducting an audit of Onyx Collections. From September 10, 2009 through March 2, 2011, Onyx Collections had access to names, addresses, dates of birth, driver's license numbers and Social Security numbers of at least 74 people from New Hampshire.  The total number of people affected nationwide has not been revealed.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

United States Steel and Carnegie Pension Fund, Benefits Administration Services


Location

New York, NY
United States
40° 42' 51.6708" N, 74° 0' 21.5028" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 23, 2011
geo: 
New York, NY
United States
Records Breached: 

4,000

A CD with the names, Social Security numbers and dates of birth of U.S. Steel Mining retirees and dependents was lost in the mail.  Benefits Administration Services (BAS) mailed the CD in August, but it was not received.  BAS is still working with the U.S. Postal service to recover the CD.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Stephen F. Austin Hotel


Location

Austin, TX
United States
30° 16' 1.7508" N, 97° 44' 35.0196" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 15, 2011
geo: 
Austin, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An employee was caught with a skimming device after hotel guests complained about fraudulent charges on their credit and debit cards.  The employee managed to get the information after cleaning the rooms of hotel guests. Hotel security was able to determine which employee had taken the credit card information by checking key card information for room activity.  A hidden camera in a mock room showed that the employee was checking the personal belongings of guests and using the skimmer on any cards that were found.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

ValueOptions, National Elevator Industry


Location

Newtown Square, PA
United States
39° 59' 12.0012" N, 75° 24' 5.0004" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 9, 2011
geo: 
Newtown Square, PA
United States
Records Breached: 

7,019

On July 6, 2011, four tape cartridges with sensitive information were shipped in a container from VOI.  The container was placed into a cardboard shipping box and shipped.  ValueOptions Inc. (VOI) was informed that the package had not arrive as of August 1. An outside agency investigated the loss of the packages until September 22.  Notification that the tapes had been lost was sent on November 4.  The tapes contained names, addresses, phone numbers, dates of birth, Social Security numbers, and plan subscriber ID numbers.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Milk Inc.


Location

San Francisco, CA
United States
37° 46' 29.748" N, 122° 25' 9.8976" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 16, 2012
geo: 
San Francisco, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An employee of another company discovered a security issue in Oink.  Oink is a "rate everything" application from mobile application developer Milk Inc.  The security issue allowed anyone to download personal information of another Oink user by entering another person's username.  Folders with associated email addresses, photos, and other user site information may have been exposed. Oink shutdown and the employees of Milk Inc. joined Google for a new project shortly after the issue was discovered.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Valencia Self Storage


Location

Valencia, CA
United States
34° 23' 23.3376" N, 118° 33' 51.2244" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 2, 2012
geo: 
Valencia, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Two people were charged with stealing more than $16,000 from 20 businesses and individuals in the Santa Clarita Valley area.  The man and woman were able to commit identity theft and run a check counterfeiting operation by retrieving and reassembling shredded checks from the trash bin of Valencia Self Storage.  Hundreds of bank account numbers, fake and stolen IDs and identity profiles, check making equipment, and counterfeiting checks were discovered at their residence.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

TwoPlusTwo.com


Location

Henderson, NV
United States
36° 2' 22.29" N, 114° 58' 54.1956" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 28, 2012
geo: 
Henderson, NV
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A hacker accessed passwords and associated email addresses of users of Two Plus Two Forums.  It is unclear what types of data and how much were accessed.  Anyone who used the same email and password combination for Two Plus Two Forums and other sites should change their password for Two Plus Two Forums as well as the other sites.

Source: 
Dataloss DB
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