Breach Types

Amuse reports leak, possible hack

Amuse Inc., a Japanese provider of management services for musicians and athletes, said credit card data and other personal information of 148,680 clients may have been stolen in a possible hacker attack from overseas. The Tokyo-based company said 34,097 credit card numbers and expiration dates were illegally accessed by a party using a server...

Skyward breach affects St. Lucie County SD workers

employees will receive a letter this week from a school district computer contractor advising them that an error during recent work may have sent their personal information to other school districts. The employee information may include Social Security numbers, home phone numbers and home addresses, said Janice Karst, schools...

Social Security numbers visible on Iowa site

A link to a state Web site was shut down Friday after the discovery that the Social Security numbers of hundreds of Iowa’s top business officials and company board members were accessible by the public. The numbers – more than 2,000 in total – appeared primarily in corporation reports made to the Iowa secretary...

Inquiry after passports found in punchbag

The Home Office has launched an “urgent investigation” after two brothers found thousands of scraps of passports, chequebooks and prescription pads in a punchbag . Simon and Richard Coe discovered personal data, including signatures and photos, torn up into thousands of small pieces. Much of the personal information contained...

Stolen laptop contained playgroup’s information

Children’s details stored on a Lincoln play group’s laptop are still missing after the console was stolen. Information about youngsters who attend Abbey Play Group, based at Croft Street Community Centre off Monks Road, was on the computer, a court heard. Thief Darren Philip David Jude, 21, stole the laptop from his girlfriend’s home....