LexisNexis, Dun & Bradstreet, Kroll Background America

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 26, 2013
geo: 
Short Hills , NJ
United States
New Jersey US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Hackers were able to access an underground database of stolen consumer information.  It was discovered that the network was set up to receive information from internal systems at several large data brokers.  LexisNexis was one of the data brokers that was affected and discovered that their networks may have been compromised for at least five months.  Dun & Bradstreet discovered that their systems had been compromised as far back as March 27, 2013.  The breach of Kroll Background America, Inc. had began as far back as June 2013.

Source: 
Media

GitHub

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 20, 2013
geo: 
San Francisco , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A hacker or hackers compromised some of the user accounts of GitHub.  The hackers used a brute force attack to expose passwords.  GitHub reset the passwords of users who were affected.

Source: 
Media

CorporateCarOnline.com

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 4, 2013
geo: 
Kirkwood , MO
United States
Missouri US
Records Breached: 

850,000

Hackers stole and stored information online related to customers who used limousine and other ground transportation.  The online information included plain text archives of credit card numbers, expiration dates, names, and addresses.  Many of the customers were wealthy and used credit cards that would be attractive to identity thieves.

Source: 
Media

Ektron

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 31, 2013
geo: 
Nashua , NH
United States
New Hampshire US
Records Breached: 

22

The June 15 hack of Ektron resulted in the exposure of current and former employee information.  Names, Social Security numbers, immigration visas, passport numbers, and employee authorization cards were exposed.  Ektron learned of the breach in July and hired a third party firm to investigate the scope of the breach in August.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Paragon Benefits Inc, TSYS Employee Health Plan

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 31, 2013
geo: 
Columbus , GA
United States
Georgia US
Records Breached: 

5,232

An employee of a temporary staffing agency who was working at Paragon Benefits Inc. emailed personal information to his own Gmail account for fraudulent purposes.  The information came from TSYS employees. The dishonest employee was arrested and charged with felony identity theft.  Two spreadsheets that contained names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, and home addresses were sent.  At least 1,000 TSYS former employees and 11 family members had their information exposed.

Source: 
Media

Dun & Bradstreet

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 28, 2013
geo: 
Suwanee , GA
United States
Georgia US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A cyber attack occurred during the period between March and April 2013.  Dun & Bradstreet hold information for business marketing and other businesses may have been affected. 

Source: 
California Attorney General

Yusen Logistics (Americas) Inc.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 25, 2013
geo: 
Secaucus , NJ
United States
New Jersey US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An unencrypted laptop was stolen from an employee's vehicle sometime around September 23.  It contained a spreadsheet with payroll deduction information for former and current Yusen Logistics Americas employees.  It contained names, Social Security numbers, addresses, and payroll benefit deduction amounts from the period of July 2013 to September 2013.

Source: 
California Attorney General

PR Newswire

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 13, 2013
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Customer usernames and encrypted passwords were accessed and taken by hackers on or after March 8, 2013.  Hackers may have had access to the news release services of companies that use PR Newswire.  The breach is related to the Adobe hack that was revealed in early October of 2013.  

Source: 
Media

Court Ventures

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 21, 2013
geo: 
California Anaheim , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

3,100,000

 

Between October 2010 and December 2012, Court Ventures, a public records aggregator, provided access to US Info Search data to a foreign criminal posing as a legitimate private investigator.

Court Ventures had a contract with US Info Search where customers of Court Ventures had access to US Info Search data which included records on more than 200 million Americans, including individuals' Social Security numbers, dates of birth, and other records.

Source: 
Media

ICG America (Amazing Clubs, Games2U, Flying Noodle, Monster Brew, Texas Irons, California Reds)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 28, 2013
geo: 
Austin , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

ICG America Learned that its payment processing system was the target of a cyber attack.  The attack began on January 2, 2013 and continued until August 2, 2013.  Customers who made purchases from companies operated by ICG America may have had their names, credit card and debit card numbers, expiration dates, CVV codes, addresses, and email addresses exposed.

Source: 
Media

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