collective2.com

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 1, 2010
geo: 
Tenafly , NJ
United States
Records Breached: 

25,000

Users of the do-it-yourself trading site collective2.com received an “urgent” e-mail notifying them that the company's computer database had been breached by a hacker and that all users should log in to change their passwords immediately. That e-mail stated that the information accessed by the hacker included names, e-mail addresses, passwords and credit card information.

Source: 
Media

Netflix

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 1, 2010
geo: 
Los Gatos , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

100 million not added to total

A class action suit was filed against Netflix, Inc., in United States District Court for the Northern District of California. Plaintiffs in the suit are claiming that Netflix has “perpetrated the largest voluntary privacy breach to date.” According to the Complaint, Netflix knowingly and voluntarily disclosed the sensitive and personal information of approximately 480,000 Netflix subscribers when Netflix provided participants in a contest initiated to improve Netflix’s movie recommendation systems with data sets containing over 100 million subscriber movie ratings and preferences.

Source: 
Media

PricewaterhouseCoopers

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 28, 2010
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
Records Breached: 

77,000

The names, birth dates and Social Security numbers of 77,000 people were lost in their Chicago office. The people at risk for identify theft are those who were in the PERS and TRS system in 2003-04 as active or inactive employees or retirees. Price Waterhouse Coopers has agreed in a settlement to pay for credit monitoring and other security measures and cover any losses to individuals caused by its mishandling of the information. A number of people associated with the State of Alaska had their information exposed.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Eclipse Property Solutions

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 16, 2010
geo: 
St. Petersburg , FL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A St. Petersburg man has been charged with stealing customers' credit card numbers from a marketing company he worked for to buy nearly $30,000 in dinners, limos and other luxuries. The man and another employee listened from their cubicles as co-workers repeated customer credit card information aloud to confirm accounts.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Dairy Queen

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 17, 2010
geo: 
Hanceville , AL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Hanceville police are cautioning residents to be on guard against a sophisticated debit card wire scam that has leached hundreds of thousands of dollars from customers whose card numbers have been stolen remotely from pay terminals at one or more local businesses. The primary target in the theft so far has been the Dairy Queen restaurant. It's unsure whether this is ultimately involving other businesses. At the Dairy Queen location, somebody has apparently

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 28, 2010
geo: 
Dallas , TX
United States
Records Breached: 

500,000

International hotel group Wyndham Hotels and Resorts (WHR) has suffered yet another serious data breach after hackers broke into its computer systems, stealing customer names and payment card information.

UPDATE (05/18/2010): An open letter from Wyndham to its customers: www.wyndhamworldwide.com/customer_care/data-claim.cfm

Source: 
Media

Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 6, 2010
geo: 
Los Angeles , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites four restaurants in Lake View Bistro, Lobby Court Bar, Bonavista Lounge and L.A. Prime., along with its valet parking operation, may have been hacked at some time between April and December, disclosing names, credit card numbers and expiration dates printed on customers' debit and credit cards.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Mary's Pizza Shack

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 18, 2010
geo: 
Sonoma , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

50

The Plaza location of Mary's Pizza Shack has been identified as the target of Internet hackers who penetrated the restaurant's computer system with a "logger" virus that captured credit card numbers at the transaction terminal. Only credit card numbers were taken by the virus, Albano emphasized, no personal identification information, such as Social Security numbers or bank account records were exposed, although VISA and MasterCard debit accounts were apparently raided. Trustwave identified and removed the virus doing the damage.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Avaya

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 31, 2006
geo: 
Maitland , FL
United States
Extra Info: 
Additional location: Basking Ridge, NJ
Records Breached: 
Unknown
A laptop stolen from an Avaya employee on October 16 in Florida contained personally identifiable information, including names, addresses, W-2 tax form information and SSNs.
Source: 
Dataloss DB

Dave & Buster's

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 12, 2008
geo: 
Islandia , NY
United States
Records Breached: 

80,000

Three men have been charged with hacking into 11 Dave & Buster's networks and then remotely installing "packet sniffer" software on point-of-sale servers at locations throughout the U.S. A packet sniffer logs information being sent over a network. In this case, the criminals used it to log credit and payment card data as it was sent from the branch locations to corporate headquarters. The hacking took place from April to September 2007. At Dave & Buster's Islandia, New York, location, the hackers accessed details of about 5,000 payment cards.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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