TechCentral

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 11, 2011
geo: 
Arlington , TX
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A laptop was stolen from an employee on August 27.  It contained the names, Social Security numbers, and credit card account numbers of some customers.  Notifications were mailed on September 28. 

Source: 
Databreaches.net

www.podiatry.com, PRESENT e-Learning Systems

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 4, 2011
geo: 
Boca Raton , FL
United States
Records Breached: 

382 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

The names, email addresses, and affiliations of certain people who registered with PRESENT e-Learning Systems' Podiatry program were posted online at Pastebin.com.  An additional 86 people had their names and mailing addresses posted on Pastie.org after registering for a podiatry online tutoring course.  A hacker called "Teku" claimed responsibility.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Sawicki and Phelps

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 18, 2011
geo: 
Minneapolis , MN
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

  Detailed medical information was discovered on the back of a drawing from a student of Hale Elementary.  An attorney from Sawicki and Phelps donated the firm's old paper to her child's school. A local news team contacted the school after discovering the incident and additional pieces of paper were collected and stored in a secure location.  The number of people affected was not revealed.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Cabarjal Realty, Inc.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 27, 2011
geo: 
Waco , TX
United States
Records Breached: 

625 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A hacker named Kahuna posted three data dumps from the realty company.  The names, email addresses, rental addresses, and payment information for approximately 625 renters were revealed.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

101Domain.com

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 27, 2011
geo: 
Carlsbad , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

10,000

A phishing attack exposed the personal information of users with domain names.  The unauthorized access was discovered by 101domain.com when a vendor contacted them to inform them of a breach that affected multiple vendors, including 101Domain.com. 

Source: 
Databreaches.net

AT&T

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 21, 2011
geo: 
Dallas , TX
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Some of AT&T's customers experienced coordinated hacking attacks. The hackers were trying to gain customer account information and appear to have used "auto script" technology to determine if AT&T telephone numbers were linked to online AT&T accounts.  Fewer than 1% of customers were affected.  No accounts were successfully breached.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Honolulu Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), East West Center

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 18, 2011
geo: 
Honolulu , HI
United States
Records Breached: 

40

Members of Honolulu's APEC Host Committee may have had their personal information exposed after requesting security clearances to meet with President Barack Obama.  Someone gained unauthorized access to eight East-West Center computers beginning on October 25 by using "unusually sophisticated methods." Committee member names, Social Security numbers, and dates of birth could have been acquired. 

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Stephen F. Austin Hotel

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 15, 2011
geo: 
Austin , TX
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An employee was caught with a skimming device after hotel guests complained about fraudulent charges on their credit and debit cards.  The employee managed to get the information after cleaning the rooms of hotel guests. Hotel security was able to determine which employee had taken the credit card information by checking key card information for room activity.  A hidden camera in a mock room showed that the employee was checking the personal belongings of guests and using the skimmer on any cards that were found.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 6, 2011
geo: 
Waltham , MA
United States
Records Breached: 

14,475 (222 Social Security numbers)

A briefcase was stolen from an employee's car during lunch sometime during the spring of 2011.  The briefcase contained a company laptop that had not yet been encrypted and paper copies of appointment schedules. The laptop contained the information of patients and providers from 18 practices. A recent backup of the laptop files revealed that 5,338 subscriber numbers, 2,777 names with no other information, and 222 names with associated Social Security numbers, dates of birth, subscriber numbers, and phone numbers had been on the laptop.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Metabasis Therapeutics

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 12, 2011
geo: 
La Jolla , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

90

A temporary employee of Metabasis Therapeutics was assigned to computer help-desk support in 2008.  The dishonest employee somehow obtained unauthorized access to the names and personal-identification information of Metabasis Therapeutics employees and their relatives.  The information was used to open credit cards; the credit cards were used to purchase travel packages, which were then resold. A total of $250,000 worth of Las Vegas air, hotel, and show-ticket packages were purchased on Travelocity.com.

Source: 
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