UnityPoint Health

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 2, 2013
geo: 
West Des Moines , IA
United States
Extra Info: 

Those with questions may call (877) 223-3817.

Records Breached: 

1,800 (less than 180 Social Security numbers exposed)

A breach was discovered on August 8 during the course of a routine audit.  It was discovered that a contractor accessed UnityPoint's EMR system without a legitimate reason.  An employee gave computer passwords to an employee of another company that provides care to patients.  Names, medical insurance account numbers, home addresses, dates of birth and other health information was accessed between February of 2013 and August of 2013.  

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Walgreens

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 7, 2013
geo: 
Anaheim , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A breach at a Walgreens in Anaheim resulted in the exposure of customer information.  Thieves stole a computer and paper records in December of 2012.  The theft was discovered on December 31 and occurred on December 28.  The burglary occurred in Crescent's billing center.  Names, Social Security numbers, addresses, phone numbers, health insurance information, dates of birth, and medical information were exposed.  

Source: 
Media

California State University Sacramento (Sacramento State University)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 17, 2013
geo: 
Sacramento , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

1,800

In August, Sacramento State University was notified that a computer server had been hacked. It contained the Social Security numbers, driver's license numbers, and other personal information of staff members.  The cause and extent of the breach were determined in late September and staff members were notified in mid-October.

Source: 
Media

Datapak Services Corporation

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 17, 2013
geo: 
Howell , MI
United States
Extra Info: 

Those with questions may call (855) 398-6434

Records Breached: 

Unknown

Datapak Services discovered that its online systems had been infected by malware since March 5, 2013.  Customer names, addresses, payment card numbers, expiration dates, and CVV codes may have been accessed by an unauthorized party. 

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Adobe, PR Newswire, National White Collar Crime Center

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 4, 2013
geo: 
San Jose , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

2.9 million (38 million user emails and passwords exposed)

Hackers obtained the customer information of nearly 3 million Adobe custoemrs who used Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere, and other Adobe software products.  Customer IDs, encrypted passwords, names, encrypted credit or debit card numbers, expiration dates, and other information related to customer orders were exposed.  Anyone who bought software directly from Adobe's website is advised to change their Adobe account passwords.

UPDATE (10/11/2013): Hackers kept the source code on a hidden, but unencrypted server.

Source: 
Media

Broward Health Medical Center

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 18, 2013
geo: 
Fort Lauderdale , FL
United States
Records Breached: 

960 (Last four digits of Social Security numbers exposed)

Federal and local officials discovered a breach that involved the records of 960 patients treated at Broward Health between October of 2012 and December of 2012.  The patients were treated at 1600 S. Andrews Ave. Their names, addresses, dates of birth, insurance policy numbers, and reasons for visits were exposed when an employee took patient documents out of the medical facility.  The last four digits of patients' Social Security numbers are recorded at Broward Health for insurance purposes and were also exposed. 

Source: 
Media

University of Arizona

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 17, 2013
geo: 
Tucson , AZ
United States
Records Breached: 

9,080

 A July 29 breach of the University of Arizona's College of Law website allowed intruders to access class rosters and applicant lists.  University of Arizona law students and applicants may have had their names, Social Security numbers, usernames, and passwords exposed. 

Source: 
Media

Hospice of the Chesapeake

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 19, 2013
geo: 
Pasadena , MD
United States
Records Breached: 

7,035 (No Social Security numbers or financial information exposed)

An employee emailed spreadsheets with sensitive patient information to a personal account in order to work from home.  Names, ages, dates of service, diagnoses, and medical record numbers were in the spreadsheets.  The breach was discovered on August 8 and initially suspected to have been caused by a computer intrusion.  Hospice of the Chesapeake investigated the breach for two months before revealing it to patients.

UPDATE (11/08/2013): Hospice of the Chesapeake notified HHS and stated that 7,035 patients were affected.

Source: 
Media

Memorial Hospital of Lafayette County, Healthcare Management System

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 16, 2013
geo: 
Darlington , WI
United States
Records Breached: 

6,000 (No Social Security numbers or financial information exposed)

Memorial Hospital of Lafayette learned on August 6 that some patients had their financial statements sent to other people.  The mistake was caused by an error in the settings of an unnamed third-party billing vendor's system.  Patients who were seen at the hospital as far back as 2001 may have had their information sent to the wrong address. Patient names, addresses, identificaiton numbers, account numbers, dates of services, and the charges associated with services received were exposed.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Gordon Supply Company

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 12, 2013
geo: 
Glenside , PA
United States
Records Breached: 

400

A woman found two bags of personnel records in her backyard in mid-August.  The woman called the cops after discovering the sensitive information.  Social Security numbers, driver's license photos, addresses, phone numbers, medical information, dates of birth, emergency contacts, payroll history, and tax documents were exposed.  The breach occurred after the building was abandoned and the files were not checked before being discarded.  An estimated 400 people were affected.

Source: 
Media

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