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

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

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

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.

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