MySpace

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 16, 2009
geo: 
Los Angeles , CA
United States
Extra Info: 

(877) 369-1369

Records Breached: 

Unknown

Confidential employee information, including at least name, Social Security numbers and compensation, was taken by an employee in the company's benefit's department without authorization, beginning in June 2008 or earlier. The information was used to annoy selected individuals and the now former employee was arrested and is being prosecuted by the High Tech Crimes Division of the Los Angeles County District Attorneys Office.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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