Facebook

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 15, 2013
geo: 
Menlo Park , CA
United States
Extra Info: 
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Facebook discovered that hackers had exploited a vulnerability and accessed unspecified data.  Facebook found no evidence that Facebook user data was compromised.  Malware was installed on a number of employee laptops after a small number of them visited a mobile developer website that turned out to be unsafe. Microsoft, Twitter, and Apple were affected by the same issue around the same time.

Source: 
Media

Tribune Co.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 15, 2013
geo: 
Sacramento , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A former employee revealed a password and username combination for Tribune Co. to hackers.  The hackers were part of anonymous and used the information to access Tribune Co.'s servers in 2010.  A number of online stories that had been published through Tribune Co. were defaced by hackers as a result.  

The former employee of a TV station owned by Tribune Co. was indicted on charges of conspiracy to cause damage to a protected computer, transmission of malicious code, and attempted transmission of malicious code.

Source: 
Media

Comfort Inn and Suites

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 22, 2013
geo: 
Willard , MO
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A dishonest employee working at a Comfort Inn and Suites in Willard, Missouri during 2009 worked with a conspirator to misuse the information of hotel customers.  They were ordered to pay restitution of $23,000.  The dishonest employee was sentenced to three years of probation and her accomplice was sentenced to 42 months for aggravated identity theft and conspiracy to commit wire fraud.

Source: 
Media

Scribd

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 5, 2013
geo: 
San Francisco , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

100,000 (No SSNs or financial information exposed)

A hack affected less than 1% of Scribd's 50 million users. "A few hundred thousand" users had their passwords stolen.  Users who were affected received instructions for resetting passwords.  The passwords were encrypted and it is unlikely that hackers were able to decrypt and use the passwords before Scribd and Scribd users learned of the breach.

Source: 
Media

TLO, LLC

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 22, 2013
geo: 
Boca Raton , FL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

On January 15, 2013 TLO discovered that there had been limited fraudulent access to their system.  A hacker or hackers were able to access names, Social Security numbers, and driver's license numbers between August 2012 and January 2013. 

Source: 
California Attorney General

Rollins, Inc.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 27, 2013
geo: 
Atlanta , GA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An administrative error caused a mailing distribution to contain the Social Security numbers of some people.  Rollins learned of the issue on March 12.  The Rollins TODAY quarterly issue mailed during the week of March 4 contained Social Security numbers within a number sequence on the mailing label.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Computer Sciences Corporation

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 3, 2013
geo: 
Raleigh , NC
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A thumb drive with information from the Medicare Exclusion Database was placed on a thumb drive.  The thumb drive was discovered to be missing from the CSC facilities in Raleigh, North Carolina in early March; it had most likely been lost in late February.  The thumb drive contained names, Social Security numbers, federal tax Employer Identification numbers, dates of birth, and other information.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Walz and Associates Law Firm

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 28, 2013
geo: 
Albuquerque , NM
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A concerned citizen found hundreds of documents in a recycling center and notified a local news team.  The documents included criminal histories, depositions, medical records, personal phone numbers, and addresses.  Most were from the 1990's.  Most or all of the information did not need to be shredded because it was considered public record.  The local news team contacted a director from the solid waste division and the documents were removed for shredding.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Workers United

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 21, 2012
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The theft of a hard drive from the office of an unnamed independent contractor resulted in the exposure of sensitive information.  The theft occurred on either October 13 or 14 of 2012 and Workers United learned of the issue on October 25.  A database with former Workers United member names and Social Security numbers was on the hard drive.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Sourcefire

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 27, 2012
geo: 
Columbia , MD
United States
Records Breached: 

500

The November 6 theft of an unencrypted laptop may have resulted in the exposure of employee Social security numbers.  It is unclear if other types of information were also exposed.  A total of 500 employees may have been affected.  

Source: 
Media

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