Comfort Dental


Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 20, 2013
geo: 
Indianapolis , IN
United States
Records Breached: 

6,500

Breach Total Number: 
6 500
Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Type of breach: 

Nearly 7,000 patient records were found in a publicly accessible dumpster.  A local news team investigated the breach and found the names, Social Security numbers, addresses, phone numbers, dates of birth, X-rays, dental information, credit card numbers, medical histories, and other sensitive information of Comfort Dental patients.  Comfort Dental patients who were seen at offices in Marion, Indiana and Kokomo, Indiana may have been affected.  The news team reported the issue around March 18, 2013 and removed the records.