Nielsen


Location

New York
85 Broad Street
New York, NY
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 10, 2014
geo: 
New York
85 Broad Street
New York, NY
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Nielsen company announced that an undisclosed number of Nielsen Audio employees are being notified that their personal information including names and Social Security numbers may be at risk after an employee with their Human Resources department mistakenly sent out a mass email containing the data.

It is currently unknown how many employees were affected.

Source: 
Media

ground (ctrl)


Location

Sacramento
120 K Street
Sacramento, CA
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 5, 2014
geo: 
Sacramento
120 K Street
Sacramento, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

ground(ctrl) operates social networking community websites focused on musicians, informed customers of a data breach to their website. The information breached included e-mail addresses and passwords. The company did inform customers that their credit card information was never stored with them and was not at risk.

For those affected, the company is recommending that usernames and passwords be changed. For questions individuals can call 1-877-463-2875 or via email at security@groundctrl.com.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Heartland Automotive/Jiffy Lube


Location

105 Decker Court, Suite 900
Irving, TX
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 8, 2014
geo: 
105 Decker Court, Suite 900
Irving, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

Uknown

Heartland Automotive (Jiffy Lube) has notified customers of a data breach that has occured when one of their company owned laptop was stolen with personal information on it.

The information included names, addresses, dates of birth, Social Security numbers.

The company is offering 12 months free of AllClearID. For those affected call 1-877-437-4004.

 

Source: 
California Attorney General

Milpitas Knights PAL Youth Football


Location

Milpitas, CA
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 26, 2014
geo: 
Milpitas, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

80

Parents of 80 youth football players were notified of a data breach, when a bag of registration materials required by the league were stolen from the back seat of a volunteers car.

The information included original birth certificates and physical forms. The league did not comment on what information was entered on the physical form.

 

More Information: http://www.mercurynews.com/sports/ci_26375263/milpitas-youth-football-pl...

Source: 
Media

Microsoft xBox


Location

Redmond , WA
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 26, 2014
geo: 
Redmond , WA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Microsoft Xbox Live networks were hacked by a group called "LizardSquad", preventing users from playing games over the holiday.

The assault was a DDoS attack (distributed denial-of-service) which "harness the Internet connectivity of many hacked or misconfigured systems so that those systems are forced to simultaneously flood target network with junk Internet traffic. The goal, of course, is to prevent legitimate visitors from being able to load the site or use the service under attack."

Source: 
Krebs On Security

Ford Motor Co.


Location

Dearborn, MI
United States
42° 19' 20.136" N, 83° 10' 34.734" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 22, 2005
geo: 
Dearborn, MI
United States
Records Breached: 

70,000

A computer containing names and Social Security numbers of current and former employees was stolen.  Ford alerted those who were affected and offered to pay for their credit monitoring services.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Idaho Power Company


Location

Boise, ID
United States
43° 36' 45.4716" N, 116° 12' 39.8736" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 4, 2006
geo: 
Boise, ID
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Four company hard drives were sold on eBay containing hundreds of thousands of confidential company documents, employee names and Social Security numbers, and confidential memos to the company's CEO.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Diebold, Inc., GE Capital


Location

Canton, OH
United States
40° 47' 56.2092" N, 81° 22' 42.4092" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 31, 2006
geo: 
Canton, OH
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An employee's laptop was stolen containing employee information, including name, SSN, and if applicable, corporate credit card number.

Source: 
Security Breach Letter

Lake County residents and Major League Baseball players


Location

Northbrook, IL
United States
42° 7' 39.0972" N, 87° 49' 44.238" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 20, 2006
geo: 
Northbrook, IL
United States
Records Breached: 

27 residents of Lake County, 90 Major League Baseball players

A Chicago man apparently removed documents from a trash bin outside SFX Baseball Inc., a sports agency that deals with Major League Baseball. Some current and former MLB players and county residents were affected.He used information from the documents to commit identity theft. Information found during a search of the thief's home included SSNs, dates of birth, canceled paychecks, obituaries, and infant death records.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Hamburger Hamlet Restaurant


Location

Los Angeles, CA
United States
34° 3' 8.0424" N, 118° 14' 37.266" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 14, 2007
geo: 
Los Angeles, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

40

Former waitress made off with the credit or debit card numbers of at least half a dozen patrons - and possibly as many as 40. Already, about $16,300 in unauthorized charges have been linked to the scam.

Source: 
Media
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