Iowa Department of Health Services


Location

Des Moines, IA
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 26, 2013
geo: 
Des Moines, IA
United States
Records Breached: 

7,335 (No Social Security numbers or financial information reported)

Former patients of the Mental health Institute in Independence, Iowa and state employees may have had their confidential information exposed.  A backup tape was found to have been missing as of April 30.  Officials of Iowa Department of Human Services believe the tape was accidentally discarded or destroyed.  

UPDATE (06/27/2013): The tape contained the information of 7,300 patients and 700 employees. Only patients who were admitted after June of 2010 were affected.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Morningstar Document Research


Location

Chicago, IL
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 5, 2013
geo: 
Chicago, IL
United States
Records Breached: 

182,000 (2,300 credit card accounts reported)

Client information may have been compromised by an intrusion that took place around April 3.  Client email addresses, passwords, credit card numbers, and other information may have been exposed.

Source: 
Media

NASDAQ OMX Group Inc.


Location

New York, NY
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 26, 2013
geo: 
New York, NY
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Malware was installed on servers between November of 2008 and October of 2010.  This allowed one or more hackers to execut commands to delte, change, and steal data from the computers used by NASDAQ.  A total of five foreign hackers were charged for involvement in a series of financial incidents.  They were all collaborating in a scheme to target major corporate networks and were able to steal more than 160 million credit card numbers across corporations.

Source: 
Media

US Airways Group


Location

Tempe, AZ
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 8, 2013
geo: 
Tempe, AZ
United States
Records Breached: 

7,700

US Airways customers with Divident Miles accounts may have had their information compromised.  Dates of birth, security question answers, last four digits of credit card numbers, and frequent-flier miles may have been accessed and compromised.

UPDATE (08/02/2013): Names, email addresses, and Known Traveler numbers were exposed.  in some cases mileage was stolen from the accessed accounts.

Source: 
Media

Ferris State University


Location

Big Rapids, MI
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 16, 2013
geo: 
Big Rapids, MI
United States
Records Breached: 

62,000 (39,000 Social Security numbers)

An unauthorized person gained access to the school's computer network.  Campus ID numbers, names, and possibly other information of staff and students were exposed.  In addition to the 39,000 people who had their files with Social Security numbers exposed, 19,000 more indidviduals were notified of the breach.

UPDATE (10/22/2013): It is estimated that 62,000 people were affected and $380,000 was spent investigating the breach.  This number includes providing services to those who were affected.

Source: 
Media

LabMD


Location

Atlanta, GA
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 29, 2013
geo: 
Atlanta, GA
United States
Records Breached: 

9,000

An FTC complaint states that a LabMD spreadsheet with insurance billing data of over 9,000 customers was discovered on a public file sharing network. Social Security numbers, insurance information, medical treatment codes, and dates of birth were exposed by the cyber security issue.  Identity thieves were found to have acquired the personal information of at least 500 LabMD customers.

UPDATE (11/15/2013): LabMD disputed the FTC probe and alleged that the government funded the breach to retaliate against LabMD.

Source: 
Media

Office of Dr. Hankyu Chung


Location

San Jose, CA
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 6, 2013
geo: 
San Jose, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

2,182 (No Social Security numbers or financial information reported)

A June 17 office burglary resulted in the theft of two laptops.  One of the laptops contained names, telephone numbers, dates of birth, visit dates, health complaints, physical examination notes, diagnoses, testing information, medication information, and other medical record information.  The thief or thieves were able to get into the office by opening an unlocked door.  No identity theft protection services are being offered to affected patients.

Source: 
California Attorney General

FSV Payment Systems, Paymast'r Services


Location

Boulder, CO
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 11, 2013
geo: 
Boulder, CO
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Between July 22 and July 28, an unauthoried party accessed a website that contained sensitive information.  Names, Social Security numbers, addresses, drivers' license numbers, and Payroll Card numbers may have been accessed.  The website was shutdown once the breach was discovered. Paymast'rServices, PaycheckPLUS! Payroll cards issued by MetaBank were affected.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Google Chrome


Location

Mountain View, CA
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 11, 2013
geo: 
Mountain View, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A data management firm discovered that Chrome browser users may have had their personal information stored on the hard drives of their computers without their knowledge or consent.  Google Chrome regularly stores names, street addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, bank account numbers, credit card numbers, and Social Security numbers in web browsers for later use.  It was not known that Chrome's cache also stores the information in plain text.

Source: 
Media

Saint Louis University, Tenet Healthcare Corporation, SSM Health Care


Location

Saint Louis, MO
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 8, 2013
geo: 
Saint Louis, MO
United States
Records Breached: 

3,000 (200 Social Security numbers exposed)

On August 8, Saint Louis University learned that about 10 employees had their direct deposit information changed after several malicious phishing emails were sent to employees on July 25.  About 20 phishing emails were sent and several employees provided their account information. No unauthorized transactions have occurred because of the email scam.  Additionally, patients who were treated or reviewed at facilities owned by the Tenet Healthcare Corporation or SSM Health Care may have had their information exposed.

Source: 
Media
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