Breach News for February 2014


Organizations Impacted by a Breach in February

LocationCompany# BreachedInformation ExposedCause of BreachDate
IndianaIndiana University146,000Student names, Social Security numbers and addresses Employee Error02/2014
ArizonaArizona Pension System52,000Names, e-mail addresses, Social Security numbers and addresses of membersEmployee Theft10/2011
MarylandUniversity of Maryland309,079 Names, Social Security numbers, date of birth, and University identification numbersHacker02/2014
NationalForbes1,056,986 Unique emails addresses and accounts, educational accounts (.EDU) based emails including administrators accountsHacker (SEA)02/2014
NationalKickstarterUnknownUser names, email addresses, mailing addresses, phone numbers and encrypted passwordsHacker02/2014
NationalWhite LodgingUnknown: 14 different hotels involved Names printed on customers’ credit or debit cards, credit or debit card numbers, the security code and card expiration datesHacker03/2013 - 12/2013
TexasSt. Joseph Health System405,000Patient names, birth dates, Social Security numbers, possibly addresses. Medical information for patients was accessible, as well as bank information for current and former employees.Hacker12/2013
NationalYahoo MailUnknownUsernames and passwords Hacker01/2014
TexasMidland Independent School District14,000Birthdates, Social Security numbers of all current students from seventh grade through high school seniors, along with graduates dating to the class of 2008Stolen Laptop and Hard Drive
CaliforniaEaster Seals3,026Date of birth, health care provider information, patient identification number, health care billing information and therapy notes

Stolen Laptop02/2014

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