All Source Medical Management, Scottsdale Dermatology Clinic

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 9, 2013
geo: 
Scottsdale , AZ
United States
Records Breached: 

1,456

An employee of All Source Medical Management was arrested on suspicion of stealing the credit card information of multiple patients.  The dishonest former employee later admitted to using patient address and credit card numbers to make fraudulent purchases with a co-conspirator.  It is unclear if other clinics and hospitals were affected.

UPDATE (12/16/2013): A total of 1,456 patients were affected.  The data was stolen sometime between January 1, 2013 and October 4.  

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

MongoHQ

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 29, 2013
geo: 
Mountain View , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

MongoHQ's internal system was compromised.  The system allowed certain administrative users to appear as other users.  MongoHQ reset all employee accounts and will enable devices, email, and internal applications after a credential reset and audit.  

Source: 
Media

Florida Department of Health

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 30, 2013
geo: 
Orlando , FL
United States
Extra Info: 

Patients who suspect fraudulent activity may call the Orange County Sheriff's Office at (407) 253-7000.  Patients with general questions may call the Department of Health at (407) 858-1490.

Records Breached: 

3,500

Two employees accessed a database of patient names, Social Security numbers, and dates of birth for the purpose of misusing the information to file tax returns.  Police found a hand written list of 148 names and personal information when they searched the home of the alleged ring leader.  Patients who were 17 and 18 years of age were targeted.

UPDATE (12/21/2013): The two women each pleaded guilty to one federal fraud charge related to accessing names, Social Security numbers, and dates of birth.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Boone Hospital Center

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 31, 2013
geo: 
Columbia , MO
United States
Records Breached: 

125

An employee was found to have accessed Social Security numbers, dates of birth, medical diagnoses, prescribed treatments, and other health information without cause.  A patient contacted Boone Hospital Center on September 16 and said that her personal health information had been accessed.  An investigation revealed the breach and the employee's access was terminated on September 19.

Source: 
Media

Comcast Phone

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 3, 2013
geo: 
Bay Area , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

74,000

The California Public Utilities Commission launched an investigation into the unauthorized disclosure and publication of Comcast subscribers' unlisted names, telephone numbers and addresses to determine whether Comcast violated the laws, rules, and regulations of California.

UPDATE (8/25/2014): An evidentiary hearing has been scheduled in this case for September 2014 to investigate whether or not Comcast broke the law.

 

Source: 
Government Agency

Genesis Rehabilitation Services

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 31, 2013
geo: 
Kennett Square , PA
United States
Records Breached: 

1,167

An employee's USB drive was discovered missing on September 3, 2013.  It contained the names, Social Security numbers, and addresses or email addresses of current employees, applicants, and agency employees.  A total of 33 people were affected.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Court Ventures

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 21, 2013
geo: 
California Anaheim , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

3,100,000

Between October 2010 and December 2012, Court Ventures, a public records aggregator, provided access to US Info Search data to a foreign criminal posing as a legitimate private investigator.

Court Ventures had a contract with US Info Search where customers of Court Ventures had access to US Info Search data which included records on more than 200 million Americans, including individuals' Social Security numbers, dates of birth, and other records.

Source: 
Media

Aaron's

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 22, 2013
geo: 
Atlanta , GA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The US Federal Trade Commission filed a complaint against Aaron's over their practice of monitoring customer activity through software called Detective Mode.  It was determined that customers who rented computers were put at risk for identity theft by Aaron's practice of recording customer keystroke activity, screen shots, and images taken from webcams.  Aaron's may only use tracking technology with the consent of the renter and may not use technology that captures keystrokes, screenshots, images, or sounds on the devices it rents.  

Source: 
Media

Seton McCarthy Clinic, Seton Healthcare Family

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 22, 2013
geo: 
Austin , TX
United States
Records Breached: 

5,500

The clinic theft of a laptop on October 4 resulted in the exposure of patient information.  The stolen laptop contained names, Social Security numbers, addresses, phone numbers, dates of birth, Seton medical record numbers, patient account numbers, diagnosis information, immunization information, and insurance information of patients who visited the Seton Total Health Partners program, Seton McCarthy, Seton Topfer, and Seton Kozmetsky community health centers.

Source: 
Media

University of Southern Maine

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 23, 2013
geo: 
Portland , ME
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Someone broke into a University van and stole campus keys.  The keys could give them access to nearly 50 Portland and Gorham campus buildings.  The University is in the process of replacing locks of the affected buildings.  Student, personnel, and other records may be accessible.  Faculty, staff, and students were notified of the incident and encouraged to shut electronic devices down when leaving them unattended.  They were also advised to not leave sensitive information or belongings in campus buildings without additional locks.

Source: 
Media

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