LimeWire

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 26, 2006
geo: 
Denver , CO
United States
Colorado US
Records Breached: 

75

The Denver Police Dept. reports that LimeWire's file-sharing program was exploited to access personal and financial information from approximately 75 different individual and business account names from all over the country. The information, which included tax records, bank account information, online bill paying records and other material, appears to have been stolen directly from computers that were using LimeWire's filesharing software program.

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
New York US
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

Eaton Group

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 27, 2011
geo: 
Baton Rouge , LA
United States
Louisiana US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A local news team was alerted to a group of scattered documents near a lake and an interstate.  Most of the documents were labeled with an "Eaton Group" stamp.  The owner of the law group and collection service was not sure how the documents came to be exposed rather than properly disposed of.  The court case documents exposed names, Social Security numbers, addresses, bank statements, bank account numbers, Mastercard account numbers, and other sensitive information.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Universal Music

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 8, 2011
geo: 
Universal City , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An attack by the hacktivist group Anonymous resulted in the exposure of user names, and passwords.  Anyone who signed up on the Universal Music website in order to receive updates about musicians was affected. Anonymous hacked the website as part of its AntiSec campaign, the goal of which is to expose weak spots in the internet security of governments and large businesses.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Kiplinger Washington Editors Inc.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 8, 2011
geo: 
Washington , DC
United States
District Of Columbia US
Records Breached: 

142,000

A computer breach was discovered on June 25.  Hackers may have obtained encrypted customer credit card numbers, user names and passwords.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Cahaba Government Benefit Administrators LLC

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 3, 2011
geo: 
Birmingham , AL
United States
Alabama US
Records Breached: 

13,412 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

On April 11, 2011, someone discovered that sensitive paper records had been disclosed to outside parties or accessed without authorization.  Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) uses Cahaba for administration of Medicare fee-for-service programs.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Lockheed Martin

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 27, 2011
geo: 
Bethesda , MD
United States
Maryland US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Lockheed Martin experienced a "significant and tenacious attack."  Lockheed's security team quickly detected the intrusion and updated security.  No customer, program or employee data was compromised, but the attack did cause unspecified damage.  A breach at RSA may have led to the Lockheed Martin breach since Lockheed Martin was using RSA's security product or products.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Infragard

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 4, 2011
geo: 
Atlanta , GA
United States
Georgia US
Extra Info: 

The Atlanta chapter of Infragard was affected.

Records Breached: 

180 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

The hacking group known as LulzSec published 180 usernames, hashed passwords, plain text passwords, names and email addresses from the organization.  Infragard is a non-profit that attempts to serve as an interface between the private sector, individuals and the FBI.  LulzSec targeted the organization because of its connection to the FBI.

UPDATE (6/24/2011): Infragard Connecticut may have also been breached during June.  Lulz Security (LulzSec) claims to have the information for over 1,000 accounts.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Sony Pictures, Sony Corporation of America

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 6, 2011
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 

1,000,000 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

Hackers called LulzSec obtained over one million Sony customer passwords.  The hackers located data that included passwords, email addresses, phone numbers, home addresses, and dates of birth.  The information was not encrypted and was posted on LulzSec's website.  People wishing to enter online sweepstakes entered their real or fake information.  Anyone who used their Sony Pictures sweepstakes password for another account should immediately change their passwords so that they do not match each other.

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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