University of Southern California (USC)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 29, 2012
geo: 
Los Angeles , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A breach in a third-party software system used to process credit card transactions in some USC dining halls, including Ronald Tutor Campus Center, Seeds, the Lab on Figueroa St., and Starbucks on the Health Sciences Campus resulted in the exposure of credit card numbers.  The breach of USC Hospitality most likely occurred from May 21 to June 21, but may have occurred earlier.  Names and contact information were not associated with the credit card numbers.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Three Rivers Park District

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 27, 2012
geo: 
Maple Plain , MN
United States
Records Breached: 

82,000 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

Hackers were able to access the user names and passwords located on the Three Rivers Park District database.  Anyone who has ever made a reservation or registered for a program associated with with the districts 21 parks was affected.  No financial information, names, or addresses was exposed.  The breach was discovered on April 19 and immediately addressed.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Taco Bell, McDonald's, Wrigley Field, Ralph Lauren Restaurant (RL Restaurant)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 28, 2012
geo: 
Chicago , IL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Six defendants face criminal charges for their roles in a fraud ring that utilized skimming devices in the Chicago area.  Some of the defendants were dishonest employees who used a skimming device to read and record customer information as customers made purchases.  Others recruited these dishonest employees and some used the card information to make fake cards and fraudulent purchases.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

State University of New York - Brockport College

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 13, 2012
geo: 
Brockport , NY
United States
Records Breached: 

200

Hackers accessed Brockport College's payment system by inserting malware into Brockport College's computer system.  Anyone who made a purchase on the campus may have had their credit or debit account information exposed.  Brockport College responded by switching to cash payment for all purchases for the rest of the school term.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Wilson County School District

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 8, 2012
geo: 
Wilson , TN
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The names and schools of students who met with graduation coaches, as well as their reasons for meeting were not completely removed from distributed meeting materials.  

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Cryptic Studios, Perfect World

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 25, 2012
geo: 
Los Gatos , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Cryptic Studios detected evidence of unauthorized access to a user database that occurred in December 2010.  Users may have had their account names, handles, encrypted versions of their passwords, dates of birth, email addresses, billing addresses, and partial credit card numbers exposed.  Some of the passwords that were exposed were decrypted.  Cryptic Studios reset all customer passwords that could have been affected after discovering the breach by performing security analysis.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Warren County Iowa, Iowa Department of Human Services

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 12, 2012
geo: 
Indianola , IA
United States
Records Breached: 

3,000

Warren County residents had their names, Social Security numbers, addresses, phone numbers, and other information exposed.  A fire destroyed a Warren County human services office on December 4, 2011.  Records from the location that were due to be shredded were moved to a secure facility owned by warren County.  A county maintenance worker mistakenly moved a container full of the damaged sensitive records back to the destroyed building in early February of 2012.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Lake County Sheriff's Office

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 7, 2012
geo: 
Tavares , FL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Hackers were able to access and publicly post over 16,000 law enforcement files online.  Sensitive 911 calls, witness and victim statements, names of young crime victims, names and personal phone numbers of SWAT team members, a blueprint that could allow sex predators to avoid arrest, and possibly sheriff employee passwords were posted. SWAT team information such as the unit's operating guide and number of snipers was also posted.  Personal information including Swat team member home and cell phone numbers was posted as well. The breach occurred sometime around April 28, 2012.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Capital One Bank

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 9, 2012
geo: 
Houston , TX
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A former employee pled guilty to conspiracy to commit bank fraud and aggravated identity theft.  The former employee received $3,000 for his role in the conspiracy and his co-conspirators fraudulently made $84,169.37 from customers.  

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Key Bank

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 9, 2012
geo: 
Springfield , OR
United States
Records Breached: 

2,937

A former manager of the Thurston Branch of Key Bank pled guilty to charges related to opening a Key Bank account in the name of someone else. He will be sentenced for identity theft and bank fraud.  The manager obtained and transferred customer names, Social Security numbers, and dates of birth between January and May of 2007.  He eventual threatened and intimidated witnesses in August 2010. Key Bank had a total of $44,937.66 in expenses related to the breach.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

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