Milwaukee Public School District, Express Scripts

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 31, 2013
geo: 
Milwaukee , WI
United States
Wisconsin US
Records Breached: 

6,000

Social Security numbers were printed on the outside of letters that were sent to a third party vendor.  As many as 6,000 letters were sent to MPS Medicare D recipients. 

Source: 
Media

Paragon Benefits Inc, TSYS Employee Health Plan

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 31, 2013
geo: 
Columbus , GA
United States
Georgia US
Records Breached: 

5,232

An employee of a temporary staffing agency who was working at Paragon Benefits Inc. emailed personal information to his own Gmail account for fraudulent purposes.  The information came from TSYS employees. The dishonest employee was arrested and charged with felony identity theft.  Two spreadsheets that contained names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, and home addresses were sent.  At least 1,000 TSYS former employees and 11 family members had their information exposed.

Source: 
Media

Ektron

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 31, 2013
geo: 
Nashua , NH
United States
New Hampshire US
Records Breached: 

22

The June 15 hack of Ektron resulted in the exposure of current and former employee information.  Names, Social Security numbers, immigration visas, passport numbers, and employee authorization cards were exposed.  Ektron learned of the breach in July and hired a third party firm to investigate the scope of the breach in August.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Greencastle Community School Corporation

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 15, 2013
geo: 
Greencastle , IN
United States
Indiana US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Greencastle Community School Corporation notified parents of a security issue involving improprer access by students.  Several students from Greencastle High School found a list of student network passwords and were able to access a limited amount of confidential student files on the school network.  Students in grades three through 12 may have had breakfast or lunch expenses falsely charged to their names and students with unauthorized access may have been able to access the network under other students' accounts.

Source: 
Media

Dynacare Laboratory, Froedtert Health Workforce Health, City of Milwaukee

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 15, 2013
geo: 
Milwaukee , WI
United States
Wisconsin US
Records Breached: 

9,414

A Dynacare Laboratory employee's car was stolen on October 22.  The car held a flash drive with employee names, Social Security numbers, addresses, dates of birth, and genders.  Dynacare Laboratory is one of Froedtert Health Workforce's contractors and Froedtert Health Workforce was handling health information for the City of Milwaukee Wellness Program.  The City of Milwaukee Department of Employee Relations learned of the incident on November 15.

Source: 
Media

North Country Hospital and Health Center

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 11, 2013
geo: 
Newport , VT
United States
Vermont US
Extra Info: 

Patients with questions may call (802) 334-3253.

Records Breached: 

550 (No Social Security numbers or financial information reported)

A former employee refused to return a laptop that contained unspecified patient health information.  North County Hospital first learned of the issue on September 18.  The Newport Police Department was contacted and all administrator-level computer system user codes and passwords that the employee had access to were changed.  The laptop was also password-protected and will be remotely locked out if someone attempts to use it to access the Hospital systems.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Region Ten Community Services Board

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 8, 2013
geo: 
Charlottesville , VA
United States
Virginia US
Records Breached: 

10,228 (No Social Security numbers or financial information exposed)

A hacker obtained the passwords to several employees' emails on July 29.  The email accounts may have contained the health information of patients.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

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
Arizona US
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

University of Mississippi Medical Center

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 27, 2013
geo: 
Jackson , MS
United States
Mississippi US
Records Breached: 

2,279

An employee of the University of Mississippi Medical Center accidentally attached a spreadsheet with sensitive information to an email that went out to students.  The email was sent on August 21 and the spreadsheet contained student names, Social Security numbers, GPAs, race, gender, dates of birth, mailing addresses, and phone numbers.  The breach was discovered within hours and the University used a combination of asking students to delete the email and manually removing the email from students' webmail accounts.

Source: 
Media

St. Anthony

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 3, 2013
geo: 
St. Louis , MO
United States
Missouri US
Extra Info: 

Patients with questions may call 800-524-7262 extension 1575.  

Records Breached: 

2,600 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

The July 29 car burglary of a laptop computer and flash drive resulted in the exposure of patient information.  Patient names, dates of birth, and other information contained in medical records were exposed.

Source: 
Media

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