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

American Airlines

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 17, 2011
geo: 
San Jose , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

350

An airline employee used a skimming device to obtain customer credit card information and make fraudulent purchases. The employee participated in the fraudulent activity between December of 2007 and October of 2010. Over 2,800 fraudulent transactions using 350 credit card numbers were made. The former employee worked at American Airlines for 20 years and now faces 48 years of prison time.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Se San Diego Hotel

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 10, 2011
geo: 
San Diego , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Malicious software was uploaded to the Hotel's computer system sometime around September of 2010. Customer credit card information was obtained and sold to a group of seven people who used the information to make fraudulent charges primarily in Central Florida.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Wheeler and Associates CPA

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 18, 2011
geo: 
Boca Raton , FL
United States
Extra Info: 

The law firm is based in Boca Rotan, but the incident may have occurred elsewhere.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

Computers and hard drives were stolen during an office burglary that occurred on or around January 3, 2011. The computers contained names, Social Security numbers and addresses. All of the stolen hardware was recovered shortly thereafter, but some of it had already been overwritten with new programs was ready to be resold by the thieves.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Randstad Professionals

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 18, 2011
geo: 
Wakefield , MA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A file with images of 1099 tax forms was sent as an attachment in an email to an outside contractor for Randstad Professionals. It contained the names and Social Security numbers of an unspecified number of consultants. The mistake was realized in less than forty minutes and the contractor was asked to destroy the information from the email.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Southern California Medical-Legal Consultants, Inc. (SCMLC)

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 12, 2011
geo: 
Seal Beach , CA
United States
Extra Info: 

Those with questions may call 562-493-0851 or email notify@scmlc.com.

Records Breached: 

300,000

A data security firm discovered that SCMLC data was available online.  The names and Social Security numbers of around 300,000 people who applied for California workers' compensation benefits may have been accessed by unauthorized parties.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

SemGroup LP

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 10, 2009
geo: 
Tulsa , OK
United States
Records Breached: 

160

Online banking bandits pulled thousands of dollars from the accounts of current and former employees after personal information was inadvertently left on a bankruptcy court document made public.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

ACORN

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 24, 2009
geo: 
San Diego , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Documents that contained personnel information were accidentally thrown away in a dumpster. San Diego staff members were doing an office clean-up in preparation for a major 10-station phone bank program being set up in their offices; it appears that included in the piles of garbage being thrown out there were some documents containing private information.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Lookout Services

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 11, 2009
geo: 
Bellaire , TX
United States
Records Breached: 

500

The state of Minnesota has directed all of its agencies to stop using a Texas company state officials hired to verify the identities of new employees. A state official told MPR News that it is notifying some 500 employees that their personal data -- including names, dates of birth and Social Security numbers -- may have been accessible on the company's Web site. For more than three months, state agencies have used Lookout Services of Bellaire, Texas, to verify that new hires are authorized to work in the United States.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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