Pierce County Housing Authority


Location

Tacoma, WA
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 10, 2013
geo: 
Tacoma, WA
United States
Records Breached: 

979

A human error resulted in the exposure of client information.  A client found a file with Social Security numbers on the website.  The site was shut down while the file was removed.  It is unclear how long the information was available and the error was caused by a former employee. 

Source: 
Media

LexisNexis, Dun & Bradstreet, Kroll Background America


Location

Short Hills, NJ
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 26, 2013
geo: 
Short Hills, NJ
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Hackers were able to access an underground database of stolen consumer information.  It was discovered that the network was set up to receive information from internal systems at several large data brokers.  LexisNexis was one of the data brokers that was affected and discovered that their networks may have been compromised for at least five months.  Dun & Bradstreet discovered that their systems had been compromised as far back as March 27, 2013.  The breach of Kroll Background America, Inc. had began as far back as June 2013.

Source: 
Media

Wichcraft Operating LLC


Location

New York
641 West 27th Street
New York, NY
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 30, 2013
geo: 
New York
641 West 27th Street
New York, NY
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An unauthorized third party accessed their systems compromising payment card information of certain customers in possibly two of their locations, New York and San Francisco. The breached occured from approximately August 11, 2013 to October 2, 2013.

Based on their investigation, the information accessed by the unauthorized party may have included names, payment card numbers, security codes and expiration dates. They are claiming that not all of these data elements were accessed for each customer.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Boxee


Location

New Jersey Ridgefield Park, NJ
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 2, 2014
geo: 
New Jersey Ridgefield Park, NJ
United States
Records Breached: 

158,128

The personal data of over 158,000 Boxee.tv forum accounts were hacked and leaked online to a Tor Internet site and at least one researcher. The information included email addresses, birth dates, IP addresses, message histories, and password changes. It also included message archives and past password changes.

The company was purchased by Samsung last July.

Source: 
Media

Time Warner, Iron Mountain Inc.


Location

New York, NY
United States
40° 42' 51.6708" N, 74° 0' 21.5028" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 2, 2005
geo: 
New York, NY
United States
Records Breached: 

600,000

Backup tapes containing the personal information of current and former employees from as far back as 1986 was lost or stolen during shipping. An 800 number was set up to answer questions and provide free credit monitoring for one year.

UPDATE (5/3/2005): A contractor named Iron Mountain Inc. lost the tapes during shipping. 

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Buffalo Bisons and Choice One Online


Location

Buffalo, NY
United States
42° 53' 11.2092" N, 78° 52' 42.1284" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 14, 2006
geo: 
Buffalo, NY
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A hacker accessed sensitive financial information including the credit card numbers names, and passwords of customers who ordered items online. The Bisons mailed letters to affected customers and notified American Express, MasterCard, Discover, and Visa.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Toyota


Location

San Antonio, TX
United States
29° 25' 26.8392" N, 98° 29' 37.0608" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 4, 2006
geo: 
San Antonio, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

1,500

Laptop belonging to contractor and containing personal information of job applicants and employees of a Toyota plant was stolen. Data included names and SSNs.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Compulinx


Location

White Plains, NY
United States
41° 2' 2.3496" N, 73° 45' 46.476" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 2, 2006
geo: 
White Plains, NY
United States
Records Breached: 

Up to 50 Compulinx employees

The CEO of Compulinx was arrested for fraudulently using employees' names, addresses, Social Security numbers and other personal information for credit purposes. (It is unclear whether customers' data was also used).

Source: 
Media

Caterpillar, Inc., SBA Inc.


Location

Peoria, IL
United States
40° 41' 37.1364" N, 89° 35' 20.3496" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 27, 2007
geo: 
Peoria, IL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A laptop computer containing personal data of employees including Social Security numbers, banking information and addresses was stolen from a benefits consultant that works with the company.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Electronic Data Systems


Location

Montgomery, AL
United States
32° 22' 0.498" N, 86° 17' 59.8884" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 7, 2007
geo: 
Montgomery, AL
United States
Records Breached: 

498

A former employee was arrested this week for allegedly trafficking in stolen identities she received through her work with the company. She obtained the names and identifying information of 498 Alabama Medicaid recipients and subsequently sold 50 of those identities.

Source: 
Dataloss DB
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