Stratfor.com, Strategic Forecasting Inc.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 25, 2011
geo: 
Austin , TX
United States
Records Breached: 

68,063

Anonymous/#AntiSec has claimed responsibility for the hack of a global intelligence company named Stratfor.  Hackers were able to obtain tens of thousands of credit card numbers and other personal information from Stratfor.com.  In addition to credit card numbers with security codes, addresses, and names, the hackers obtained 200GB of emails.  The hackers also claim to have used the credit card information to make over $1 million in donations to charities. Hackers later revealed that the information was even easier to use since it had not been encrypted.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

MyVetDirect.com, Butler Schein Animal Health (BSAH)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 20, 2011
geo: 
Dublin , OH
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A breach of Butler Schein Animal Health's (BSAH) systems (MyVetDirect.com) may have affected clients whose veterinarian's websites were hosted by MyVetDirect.com.  People who placed orders on veterinarian websites that were hosted by MyVetDirect.com may have had their names, credit card information and numbers, addresses, telephone numbers, email addresses, billing and delivery information, and other purchase information obtained.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Peoples Gas, North Shore

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 16, 2011
geo: 
Chicago , IL
United States
Records Breached: 

100

A contract worker or employee of a contractor may have stolen and misused the personal information of an undisclosed number of customers.  The natural gas utilities serve nearly one million customers in the Chicago area, but state law bars the utilities from disclosing the number of customers affected. However, a November news report revealed that the theft of information had occurred in October and over 100 people were affected.  An employee working in iQor's human resources department was linked to the incident. The employee was fired and faces criminal investigation and prosecution.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

United Airlines

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 30, 2011
geo: 
Chicago , IL
United States
Records Breached: 

20 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A customer checking frequent flyer miles on United Airlines' mobile website was able to view the names, Mileage Plus numbers, future flight itineraries with confirmation codes, and previous trips of other Unite Airlines customers.  The information could have allowed anyone to change another passenger's seating assignment or cancel a flight by using confirmation codes and last names.  

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Automatic Data Processing (ADP), A.W. Hastings'

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 28, 2011
geo: 
Westlake Village , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

On November 12, 2011, an encrypted laptop was stolen from the home of an ADP associate.  The laptop was encrypted and password-protected.  It contained files with the personal information of A.W. Hastings & Co. employees which had been given to ADP for payroll processing.  Names, Social Security numbers, and addresses may have been exposed.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Aegis Science Corporation

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 28, 2011
geo: 
Atlanta , GA
United States
Records Breached: 

2,184 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A laptop and external hard drive containing patient information were stolen from a locked vehicle owned by an Aegis employee on November 22, 2011.  The external hard drive contained names and Social Security numbers. It may have also contained driver's license numbers, dates of birth, and phone numbers.  Though Aegis provides lab tests, results and medical records were not exposed.  

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Guide Publishing Group, GuideYou.com

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 28, 2011
geo: 
San Francisco , CA
United States
Extra Info: 

An unknown number of people were affected by the breach nationwide.  Guide Publishing Group reported that 11 people in the state of New Hampshire were affected.

Records Breached: 

11

Hackers inserted code onto the server that hosts GuideYou.com and accessed customer credit card numbers.  The CVC2/CVV2/CID codes, customer names, and addresses associated with the credit card numbers were also accessible through the server.  The breach was discovered on October 28, but the malicious code had been present since November 19, 2010.  

Source: 
Databreaches.net

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

St. Joseph Medical Center, Baxter, Baker, Sidle, Conn & Jones

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

161

A Baltimore law firm called Baxter, Baker, Sidle, Conn and Jones lost a hard drive with patient records.  It contained patient names, Social Security numbers, medical records, addresses, dates of birth, and insurance information.  The law firm was using the medical records of patients who were suing a cardiologist at St. Joseph Medical Center.  The hard drive was lost by an employee during travel on August 4.  Patients were informed in early October.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

PSEG

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 20, 2011
geo: 
Newark , NJ
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The September 25 home theft of an employee's laptop resulted in the exposure of PSEG employee information.  Names, Social Security numbers and other personnel information were exposed. 

Source: 
Databreaches.net

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