KBR, Inc.

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 26, 2011
geo: 
Houston , TX
United States
Extra Info: 

People with questions regarding this incident may call 1-877-311-6112 or email response@kbr.com.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

A company laptop that contained the personal information of current and former KBR employees and contractors was stolen. Names, Social Security numbers, addresses, dates of birth and employee ID numbers may have been accessed.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

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

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

Twitter, Facebook and PayPal

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 4, 2011
geo: 
Rapides Parish , LA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A 17-year old hacker was charged with various computer crimes.  He somehow managed to access the Twitter, Facebook, PayPal and email accounts of multiple celebrities and other people.  The teen was charged with cyberstalking, computer fraud, computer tampering and extortion. 

Source: 
Databreaches.net

HBGary Federal

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 7, 2011
geo: 
Sacramento , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

60,000 business emails (No SSNs or financial information reported)

HBGary announced that it had information about the Anonymous hackers collective.  Anonymous supporters hacked into HBGary's network in order to learn what information had been gathered during the investigation.  Over 60,000 business emails were extracted and the company's website was defaced.  HBGary's leader also had his Twitter account hacked and his personal information exposed.  Anonymous supporters claim the attack was to prevent HBGary from selling trivial information to the FBI.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Affiliated Computer Services (ACS)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 15, 2011
geo: 
Columbus , OH
United States
Records Breached: 

8,000 (Unknown number of SSNs)

ACS handles the state of Ohio's automated system for paying and tracking child care providers.  An ACS mistake meant that over 8,000 providers were mailed letters with Social Security numbers visible from the outside of the envelope.  Some of the providers were childcare centers and only had ID numbers revealed; smaller providers who had their Social Security numbers as IDs face a greater risk.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

First Transit, FirstGroup America

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 11, 2011
geo: 
Cincinnati , OH
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A flash drive with First Transit applicant personal information was lost on a bus on January 21. Applicant names, Social Security numbers, addresses, dates of birth and possibly other employment information such as conviction record and drug test results may have been on the flash drive.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Cambridge Who's Who Publishing, Inc.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 24, 2011
geo: 
Uniondale , NY
United States
Records Breached: 

400,000

A former employee made accusations that Who's Who experienced a breach of 400,000 data tapes with customer information.  It is not clear what happened, but the tapes were misplaced during the shipping process sometime before October 20, 2010.  The information on the tapes included customer names, Social Security numbers, addresses, driver's license numbers, payroll data, checking account numbers and credit card information may have been exposed.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Snow Creek

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 24, 2011
geo: 
Weston , MO
United States
Records Breached: 
Unknown
It appears that a hacker was able to obtain unencrypted customer credit card information around Friday February 18. Online customers of the ski resort were not affected. Information from electronic card transactions that were performed on-site was exposed.
Source: 
Databreaches.net

Prudential Patterson Realtors

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 24, 2011
geo: 
Hazelwood , MO
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Real estate records dating back to 2005 were found in a condominium dumpster by a resident. The records included addresses, phone numbers and copies of personal checks. Prudential Patterson Realtors was sold to Prudential Select Properties in December 2010. Prudential Select said that shredding sensitive documents is their policy.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Winamp

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 17, 2011
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
Extra Info: 

The location listed is AOL's headquarters.  AOL owns Winamp.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

Hackers were able to access forum information, user accounts and emails.  The attack is believed to have been limited to the Winamp forums.  All users are advised to change their Winamp passwords and any similar passwords for other accounts.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

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