Valley National Bank, American Stock Transfer and Trust Company, LLC

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 14, 2012
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A mailing error caused 1099 forms to be sent to the wrong addresses on January 17, 2012.  Names, tax identification numbers, and addresses were exposed because incorrect or multiple addresses were printed on the forms.  Information on stock dividends and phone numbers was also exposed.  The error was discovered when some of the forms were returned by the post office as undeliverable.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Eaton Vance Management

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 8, 2012
geo: 
Boston , MA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A mailing error caused the Social Security numbers of some employees to be visible through the window of mailed envelopes. The employee stock and tax documents were mailed on January 25, 2011 and notification was posted on February 6.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Del Mar College (East Campus)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 28, 2012
geo: 
Corpus Christi , TX
United States
Records Breached: 

400

Documents dating from 1996 to 2007 were found in a recycling bin by a student.  Del Mar employee and student names, Social Security numbers, and mailing addresses were exposed. The student reported the discovery immediately and campus officials began an investigation.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Chili's

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 29, 2012
geo: 
Coral Springs , FL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A dishonest employee was arrested for using a skimming device to steal customer credit card numbers at Chili's.  Investigators were able to link another fraudulent credit card crime to a credit card stored in the dishonest employee's skimmer.  This led to the discovery of a credit card making machine, a credit card skimmer, laptops, blank credit cards, and pages of names, Social Security numbers, and dates of birth at a separate residence.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Indianapolis Super Bowl (indianapolissuperbowl.com)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 8, 2012
geo: 
Indianapolis , IN
United States
Records Breached: 

2,026 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A hacker or hackers accessed and posted information from indianapolissuperbowl.com.  In addition to 10 administrator accounts, 2,016 usernames, email addresses, and cell phone numbers were publicly posted.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

New York University Langone Medical Center, Office of Dr. Eric C. Parker, Office of Dr. Patrick J. Kelly

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 24, 2012
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
Extra Info: 

Those with questions may call (877) 615-3775.  

Records Breached: 

8,400 (5,000 SSNs reported)

The May 23 office theft of a desktop computer resulted in the exposure of patient information.  The computer was password protected and had security software, but was not encrypted. Patient names, addresses, dates of birth, telephone numbers, insurance information, and clinical information may have been exposed.  Additionally, approximately 5,000 patients had their Social Security numbers exposed.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Dropbox

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 17, 2012
geo: 
San Francisco , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Dropbox users began receiving spam from email sources posing as Dropbox.  Many users claim that Dropbox must have suffered a breach because email addresses they used specifically and solely for Dropbox were compromised.

UPDATE (07/20/2012): Dropbox investigated customer concerns of a data breach but could not find any evidence of an unauthorized intrusion or activity as of July 20.

Source: 
Media

ITWallStreet.ccom

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 18, 2012
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
Records Breached: 

50,000 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A hacker may have accessed as many as 12 data files containing detailed information on IT professionals searching for work with Wall Street.  First and last names, mailing addresses, email addresses, usernames, hashed passwords, and phone numbers were posted online.  Many of the passwords were decrypted and displayed in plain-text. Past salaries, salary expectations, contact information for references, and other types of job search information were also exposed.

Source: 
Media

Yale University

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 19, 2012
geo: 
New Haven , CT
United States
Records Breached: 

1,200 (Unknown number of SSNs)

Hackers accessed at least one Yale database and obtained the details of 1,200 students and staff.  Hackers may have obtained names, Social Security numbers, addresses, and phone numbers. Additionally, usernames, passwords, and email addresses were published as proof of the hack.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Department of Health and Human Services Maine

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 19, 2012
geo: 
Augusta , ME
United States
Records Breached: 

79

A computer system glitch caused the personal information of public assistance applicants to be sent to random addresses in the department's system.  The error occurred in December, but was not noticed until June.  Multiple rounds of forms had been mailed out by that time.  A total of 31 forms contained the Social Security numbers, bank account numbers, and other information of 79 household members.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

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