LexisNexis, Onyx Collections and Locators Services Inc.

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 8, 2011
geo: 
Boca Raton , FL
United States
Florida US
Extra Info: 

Onyx Collections and Locators Services Inc. is located in Atlanta, Georgia.

Records Breached: 

74

Sensitive information was exposed by a breach at Onyx Collections.  Someone connected to Onyx Collections was misusing Onyx Collections' search account to access the personal information of people.  LexisNexis discovered the problem after conducting an audit of Onyx Collections. From September 10, 2009 through March 2, 2011, Onyx Collections had access to names, addresses, dates of birth, driver's license numbers and Social Security numbers of at least 74 people from New Hampshire.  The total number of people affected nationwide has not been revealed.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Lafrance Hospitality Corporation

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 10, 2011
geo: 
Westport , MA
United States
Massachusetts US
Extra Info: 

People who used their debit or credit cards at White's of Westport or Bittersweet Farm from February 2011 to present may be affected.

Records Breached: 

100

Around 100 customers have reported fraudulent charges to their financial accounts.  Investigators believe that Lafrance's credit and debit system was breached electronically in early February 2011. Lafrance Hospitality consists of many businesses.  Anyone who has used a debit or credit card at White's of Westport or Bittersweet Farm since February could be at risk.  Lafrance updated its security after the incident.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

LA Boxing

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 27, 2011
geo: 
Ahwatukee , AZ
United States
Arizona US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Someone threw out hundreds of customer documents after the local LA Boxing was taken over by corporate.  The documents were found and reported by someone who witnessed another person going through the dumpster.  Names, addresses, credit card numbers and account numbers of people who were once gym members were left in a dumpster.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

DSLReports.com

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 28, 2011
Records Breached: 

8,000 (No SSNs or financial information exposed)

Subscribers to the ISP news and review site DSLReports.com have been notified that their email addresses and passwords may have been exposed during a hacker attack on the website during the last part of April.  The site was targeted in an SQL injection attack and about eight percent of DSLReports.com subscriber emails and passwords were taken.  There are around 9,000 active DSLReports.com accounts and 90,000 inactive accounts.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Peace Officers Research Association of California (PORAC)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 29, 2011
geo: 
Sacramento , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

2,000

Hackers stole the names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, phone numbers, email addresses, mailing addresses and credit card information of around 2,000 retired public safety officers who were part of the Peace Officers Research Association of California (PORAC). Hackers breached the PORAC data server in early April.  Retired associate members from the present back to 2008 were affected by the breach.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Merlin Information Services

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 4, 2011
geo: 
Kalispell , MT
United States
Montana US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

One of Merlin's customers had their login information compromised.  Merlin detected inappropriate search activity on March 22, 2011.  Someone without authorization was able to access Merlin's databases for 21 hours.  Names, addresses, phone numbers and Social Security numbers were exposed.  Merlin began sending notification letters on April 11, 2011.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Fox.com

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 10, 2011
geo: 
Winchester , VA
United States
Virginia US
Records Breached: 

363 (No SSNs or financial information exposed)

Hackers accessed the email accounts of 363 Fox.com employees and managed to deface the Linkedin accounts of 16 of them. This same group has attacked multiple Fox related groups such as the Twitter account of Fox15 TV, and the names, phone numbers and email addresses of 73,000 people auditioning for The X-Factor television show on Fox.  A text file of the information from The X-Factor participants was placed on a site called Pirate Bay.  The hacking group calls themselves Lulzsec. Four Lulzsec hackers searched Fox.com's servers for vulnerabilities and attacked on April 19.

Source: 
Media

Private Legal Practice, Baker Moving and Storage

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 5, 2011
geo: 
San Rafael , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Twenty boxes of documents with sensitive medical and financial information were lost during transportation sometime around Saturday, April 30.  The information was mostly from the office of a family lawyer, but other sensitive documents may have been lost on Highway 101 during the incident.  The boxes were being transported to a new Baker storage facility. Baker did not inform the lawyer that the documents had been lost and the incident was discovered when the lawyer's son saw a news report about the incident.  The documents appear to be from the 1980's and early 1990's.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Ravelry.com

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 6, 2011
geo: 
Boston , MA
United States
Massachusetts US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Hackers accessed one of Ravelry's second servers and obtained names, encrypted passwords, and possibly email addresses. Business transactions occur on the site, but no financial information was exposed during the breach.  Since hackers may be able to decrypt the passwords and link them to names and email addresses, Ravelry suggested that users immediately change their Ravelry passwords.  Users should also make different passwords for other accounts if their Ravelry password is the same as the one used for those accounts.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Denver Players, Denver Sugar

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 8, 2011
geo: 
Denver , CO
United States
Colorado US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Hundreds of documents were stolen from the home of the former owner of the escort services.  A computer and a large container of files were stolen during the Monday, June 6 burglary.  The files contained the names and numbers of clientele as well as appointment logs, schedule books and credit card receipts.  Some of the clients used fake names and some had high profile status.  Denver Players and Denver Sugar had previously been exposed as prostitution operations.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

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