Various Taxi Cab Companies in Chicago

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 3, 2014
geo: 
Chicago Chicago , IL
United States
Illinois US
Records Breached: 

466

In an unprecedented move, First American Bank made a public announcement regarding fraudulent activity they were seeing on both credit and debit cards of customers with their bank specifically related to cab rides in the city of Chicago.

The bank is urging both residents and tourists to avoid paying for their cab rides with either debit or credit cards. The ongoing breach appears to be related to the card processing systems used by a significant amount of taxis in the city of Chicago.

Source: 
Media

Apple

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 26, 2014
geo: 
Cupertino
1 Infinite Loop
Cupertino , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Apple has revealed a security protocol breach of their iOS and OS X systems. The hacker was able to insert him/herself between the initial verfication and verification session's destination server. This type of hacking allows the hacker to take over as the trusted user. The destination server sees the hacker as the trusted user and will then allow the hacker to access secured connections such as websites, email messages, applications where you would typically enter a user id and password.

Source: 
Media

Blue Shield of California

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 15, 2014
geo: 
San Francisco
50 Beale Street
San Francisco , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

On January 15, 2014, Blue Shield of California received information that a transaction confirmation page on their website was displaying Agent ID numbers and in some cases those Agent ID numbers were the agent's Social Security number.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Forbes.com

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 14, 2014
geo: 
New York
90 5th Avenue
New York , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Forbes.com announced on their Facebook page February 14th, that they had been a target of a data breach by hackers.

They claim that "the email address for anyone registered with Forbes.com has been exposed Please be wary of emails that purport to come from Forbes, as the list of email addresses may be used in phishing attacks.  The passwords were encrypted, but as a precaution, we will strongly encourage Forbes.com readers to change their passwords on our system once we make sign-on available again".

Source: 
Media

StumbleUpon

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 8, 2014
geo: 
San Francisco San Francisco , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The San Francisco based Internet company has informed customers of a potential breach that may have occured in their system. The company sent notification out to customers noticing suspicious activity on their account and in turn locked their accounts and reset their passwords.

The company reported that the breach included only passwords.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Snelling Staffing LLC

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 22, 2014
geo: 
Dallas Texas
4055 Valley View Lane
Dallas , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Snelling Staffing LLC informed current and previous employees of a data breach that exposed personal information to others via the Internet due to an installation error of a cloud based server at the home of a former Snelling employee, on January 24, 2014.

The information exposed included Social Security numbers, driver's license numbers, dates of birth, home addresses, medical information, alleged criminal activity and/or drug test results.

The company did discover that breach and shut down access to the information within the same day.

Source: 
California Attorney General

AutoNation Toyota of South Austin

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 26, 2014
geo: 
Austin Texas Austin , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

AutoNation Toyota of South Austin informed customers of a data breach that occured when a third party vendor, TradeMotion, who operates parts websites for auto dealers nationwide, had their systems hacked potentially exposing credit card information that was stored on their system. The hackers may have also gotten names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses.

The company has arranged for those affected to receive one year of identity theft protection through Experian's ProtectMyID. Those affected can call 1-866-252-9553 by August 31, 2014 for enrollment.

Source: 
Vermont Attorney General

Craftsman Book Company

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 3, 2014
geo: 
Carlsbad California
6058 Corte del Cedro
Carlsbad , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Craftsman Book Company notified customers of a breach that occured on their site. On Tuesday May 27th the company discovered unauthorized access to their site and recommended a change in their username and password. Since that time they discovered that the breach also included charges on customers credit card.
Source: 
California Attorney General

Paytime Inc.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 21, 2014
geo: 
Mechanicsburg Pennsylvania
5053 Ritter Road Suite 100
Mechanicsburg , PA
United States
Pennsylvania US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Paytime Inc, a payroll service for corporations, notified customers of a data breach to their payroll system. The hackers obtained usernames and passwords to their system and were able to obtain Social Security numbers, direct deposit account information, dates of birth, hire dates, wage information, home and cell phone numbers, other payroll information and home addresses.

The company is providing one year free of AllClearID. Those affected are asked to call 1-855-398-6436.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Ebay

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 21, 2014
geo: 
San Jose California
2065 Hamilton Avenue
San Jose , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

145,000,000

Ebay, the online auction site, was hacked between late February and early March with login credentials obtained from employees. The hackers then accessed a database containing user records of approximately 145 million users which they appeared to have copied.

The information included email addresses, encrypted passwords, birth dates, mailing addresses. The company reports that no financial data or PayPal databases were compromised.

The company is encouraging all who were affected to login into their account and change their passwords.

Source: 
Media

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