Granger Medical Clinic


Location

West Valley City, UT
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 1, 2013
geo: 
West Valley City, UT
United States
Records Breached: 

2,600 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A total of 2,600 medical appointment records disappeared before they could be shredded.  The records contained patient names, dates of appointments, times of appointments, and reason for appointment.  No medical claim information, financial information, or Social Security numbers were exposed.

Source: 
Media

Citi


Location

Irving, TX
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 28, 2013
geo: 
Irving, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Current and former parties involved in a bankruptcy proceeding for a Citi loan may have had their information exposed.  Citi filed legal documents that should have been concealed but were accidentally made available online.  The information, which included personally identifiable and loan related information, could be exposed and read by any person who accessed court records.  The issue was addressed and Citi is not aware of any  instances where information was accessed.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Wawa


Location

Burlington, NJ
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 15, 2013
geo: 
Burlington, NJ
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Customers who shopped at a Wawa on Salem Road in Burlington, New Jersey noticed fraudulent purchases on their credit cards.  Investigators were able to trace the fraud to four people and arrest them. The four men were charged with credit card theft, credit card fraud, identity theft, and having electronic devices for criminal use.  More victims are expected to be found.

Source: 
Media

U.S. Department of Labor


Location

Washington, DC
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 1, 2013
geo: 
Washington, DC
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The Department of Labor's website was found to have been infected with malware that spreads to visitors using the web browser Internet Explorer.  Microsoft had already released a patch to address the Internet Explorer vulnerability and the malware targets users who have not taken advantage of the patch.

Source: 
Media

California Department of Public Health (CDPH)


Location

Sacramento, CA
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 6, 2013
geo: 
Sacramento, CA
United States
Extra Info: 

Those with questions may call (855) 737-1796.

Records Breached: 

2,000

A reel containing images of 2,000 State of California Birth Records from May through September of 1974 was found in a publicly accessible location.  Names, Social Security numbers, addresses, and certain types of medical information were in the birth record images.  People in Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Shasta, Siskiyou, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Sutter, or Tehama counties and who were born or had a child born in 1974 between May and September were affected.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Lifeline (Federal Communications Commission), TerraCom Inc., YourTel America Inc.


Location

Washington, DC
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 21, 2013
geo: 
Washington, DC
United States
Extra Info: 

TerraCom customers who have questions may call 1-855-297-0243.

Records Breached: 

127,000 (44,000 Social Security numbers exposed)

Around 44,000 application forms and 127,000 supporting documents for Lifeline were posted online.  Lifeline is a federal program that provides discount internet and phone service for low-income Americans.  Information such as name, Social Security number, scans of food-stamp cards, driver's licenses, tax records, pay stubs, and parole letters was available online. the information had been available since at least March and was removed April 26.

Source: 
Media

California Department of Developmental Services


Location

Santa Monica, CA
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 30, 2013
geo: 
Santa Monica, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

18,100

An employee at North Los Angeles County Regional Center left a work laptop, a personal laptop, and an iPhone in their car overnight. The items were stolen during the night.  The employee worked for a program that served disabled infants and toddlers.  Names, Social Security numbers, and other personal information were on the unencrypted work laptop.  The theft occurred in November and patients were notified in January of 2013. 

Source: 
Media

Wyndham Vacation Ownership


Location

Orlando, FL
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 12, 2013
geo: 
Orlando, FL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The Orlando Police Department notified Wyndham Vacation Ownership that a Wyndham employee had been arrested for participating in fraudulent credit card purchases.  The dishonest employee was fired the next day and may have obtained customer credit card numbers.  Wyndham learned of the issue on January 18.

Source: 
Media

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

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, Shred-it


Location

Fort Worth, TX
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 11, 2013
geo: 
Fort Worth, TX
United States
Extra Info: 

People who may have been affected may call 1-877-216-3789 and use reference code 4537070513.

Records Breached: 

277,000 (Unknown number of SSNs)

A concerned citizen alerted police to a situation on May 11.  Old microfiche records were discovered in a park even though they should have been destroyed by the Hospital's contractor Shred-it.  The records contained names, addresses, dates of birth, and health information and were from 1980 to 1990. Some records also contained Social Security numbers.  

Source: 
Media
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