Blippy.com

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 23, 2010
geo: 
Palo Alto , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Blippy is a social Web service that lets users share with the world all their credit card transactions. One big problem though: Blippy appears to have inadvertently published some of its users' credit card numbers. Google search resulted in viewing of some of the credit card numbers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Strategic Workforce Solutions, Tatum SFN division

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 14, 2010
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The Tatum division of SFN (Strategic Workforce Solutions) notified employees that a portable electronic device was stolen from the trunk of a car.  The device contained unencrypted files with names, addresses and Social Security numbers.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Lam Research Corp.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 14, 2010
geo: 
Fremont , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A laptop containing the information of people regularly employed at Lam Research Corp. on or after January 1, 2009 was stolen from an employee's car.  Temporary employees and contractors from August 1, 2007 and beyond may have also been affected.  The information included names and Social Security number; however, it was protected by passwords and fingerprints checks.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

HBDirect.com

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 8, 2010
geo: 
Waterbury Center , VT
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A security breach resulted in the possibility that hackers accessed customer names, addresses, credit card information, email addresses and phone numbers. Customers who used the site between December 1, 2009 and February 10th, 2010 may have been affected.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

MyPilotStore.com

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 19, 2010
geo: 
Scottsdale , AZ
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

In February, it was discovered that a database containing customer names, addresses, e-mails, telephone numbers, and credit card information had been hacked. Some customers received phony charges to their accounts as a result of this hack.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

ChoicePoint

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 20, 2009
geo: 
Alpharetta , GA
United States
Records Breached: 

14,023

ChoicePoint has been fined $275,000 by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for a data breach that exposed personal information of 13,750 people last year. In April 2008, ChoicePoint turned off a key electronic security tool that it used to monitor access to one of its databases and failed to notice the problem for four months, according to an FTC statement. During that period, unauthorized searches were conducted for 30 days on a ChoicePoint database that

Source: 
Dataloss DB

CLP Skilled Trade Solutions

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 7, 2009
geo: 
Palm Springs , FL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Boxes full of documents that had the CLP Skilled Trade Solutions logo on them were found in a dumpster in the back of a Newport Café. Some of the information found included Social Security cards, tax papers, driver's licenses and home IDs. Many of the documents were from a company that CLP acquired a few years ago.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Downeast Energy & Building Supply

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 16, 2009
geo: 
Brunswick , ME
United States
Records Breached: 

800

Downeast sent a notice after discovering that hackers had broken in and stolen more than $200,000 from the company's online bank account. Sometime prior to September, attackers planted keystroke logging malware on Downeast's computer systems, and stole the credentials the company uses to manage its bank accounts online. Hackers had gained access to the bank account the company uses to let customers pay for fuel with electronic transfers from their checking accounts. Then, on or around Sept. 2, the hackers used

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 16, 2009
geo: 
Parsippany , NJ
United States
Records Breached: 

21,000

In mid-September 2008, the company discovered that a sophisticated hacker penetrated the computer systems of one of the hotels. By going through the centralized network connection, the hacker was then able to access and download information from several, but not all, of the other WHR properties and create a unique file containing payment card information of a small percentage of WHR customers. Potentially exposed through this breach are guest and/or

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Google

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 7, 2009
geo: 
Mountain View , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

(Not added to total. It does not appear that SSNs or financial account numbers were exposed.)

Google contacted some of its users to let them know about a situation that affected its Google Docs users. They believe the problem affected less than 0.05% of all documents. Google identified and fixed a bug where a small percentage of users shared some of their documents inadvertently. The bug occurred when the document owner, or a collaborator with sharing rights, selected multiple documents and presentations from the documents list and then

Source: 
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