Merlin Information Services

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 4, 2011
geo: 
Kalispell , MT
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

One of Merlin's customers had their login information compromised.  Merlin detected inappropriate search activity on March 22, 2011.  Someone without authorization was able to access Merlin's databases for 21 hours.  Names, addresses, phone numbers and Social Security numbers were exposed.  Merlin began sending notification letters on April 11, 2011.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Peace Officers Research Association of California (PORAC)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 29, 2011
geo: 
Sacramento , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

2,000

Hackers stole the names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, phone numbers, email addresses, mailing addresses and credit card information of around 2,000 retired public safety officers who were part of the Peace Officers Research Association of California (PORAC). Hackers breached the PORAC data server in early April.  Retired associate members from the present back to 2008 were affected by the breach.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

DSLReports.com

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 28, 2011
Records Breached: 

8,000 (No SSNs or financial information exposed)

Subscribers to the ISP news and review site DSLReports.com have been notified that their email addresses and passwords may have been exposed during a hacker attack on the website during the last part of April.  The site was targeted in an SQL injection attack and about eight percent of DSLReports.com subscriber emails and passwords were taken.  There are around 9,000 active DSLReports.com accounts and 90,000 inactive accounts.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

LA Boxing

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 27, 2011
geo: 
Ahwatukee , AZ
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Someone threw out hundreds of customer documents after the local LA Boxing was taken over by corporate.  The documents were found and reported by someone who witnessed another person going through the dumpster.  Names, addresses, credit card numbers and account numbers of people who were once gym members were left in a dumpster.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Lafrance Hospitality Corporation

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 10, 2011
geo: 
Westport , MA
United States
Extra Info: 

People who used their debit or credit cards at White's of Westport or Bittersweet Farm from February 2011 to present may be affected.

Records Breached: 

100

Around 100 customers have reported fraudulent charges to their financial accounts.  Investigators believe that Lafrance's credit and debit system was breached electronically in early February 2011. Lafrance Hospitality consists of many businesses.  Anyone who has used a debit or credit card at White's of Westport or Bittersweet Farm since February could be at risk.  Lafrance updated its security after the incident.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

LexisNexis, Onyx Collections and Locators Services Inc.

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
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

BP Global

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 29, 2011
geo: 
New Orleans , LA
United States
Records Breached: 

13,000

An employee lost a laptop that contained the personal information of people who were seeking compensation for damages caused by BP's 2010 oil spill. The laptop was lost on March 1 of 2011 while the employee was traveling for business. It contained a spreadsheet with claimant names, Social Security numbers, addresses and phone numbers.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

TripAdvisor

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 24, 2011
geo: 
Newton , MA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

TripAdvisor community members received notification that an unauthorized third party had obtained a list of user emails. Passwords and financial information were not exposed. Only a portion of users were affected and TripAdvisor is not sure when the breach occurred. TripAdvisor.com is the world's largest travel related site.

Source: 
Media

Lone Star Business Solutions

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 22, 2011
geo: 
Wichita , KS
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Thousands of personnel documents were found in a dumpster.  W-4 forms, employment applications, and other employee documents were found by the news team FactFinder 12.  Social Security numbers, addresses, and phone numbers of people across the country were exposed.  It appears that the files were dumped because the office was closing.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

SAIC

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 18, 2008
geo: 
Mclean , VA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Malicious software was discovered on a computer used to collect customer information. The information included name, billing and shipping address, phone and fax number, credit card number and security code.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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