Rotech Healthcare

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 12, 2013
geo: 
Orlando , FL
United States
Records Breached: 

10,680

On August 30, 2013 Rotech discovered that a former employee had taken employee files when her employment ended on November 26 of 2010.  Rotech employees and their dependents may have had their names, Social Security numbers, addresses, and certain medical insurance information exposed.  This medical information may have included the carrier that administered health care coverage, pharmacy services received, and other medical services received.  The information was not removed with malicious intent and there has been no evidence of misuse.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

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
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
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
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
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
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

BriovaRx

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 8, 2013
geo: 
Chicago , IL
United States
Records Breached: 

1,067 (No Social Security numbers or financial information reported)

A breach of patient records occurred between July 3 and July 11 of 2013.  In a breach that may be related, a former employee was sued for stealing confidential health information and trade secrets in October.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Sentara Healthcare, Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 11, 2013
geo: 
Virginia Beach , VA
United States
Records Breached: 

3,700

Two dishonest nurse aides gathered information from at least 12 patients in order to file fraudulent tax returns.  The breach occurred between September of 2011 and April of 2013.  Some of the patients were from Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital.  The nurses' aides were indicted on charges of conspiracy to defraud the government.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Bonneville Power Administration (BPA)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 27, 2013
geo: 
Portland , OR
United States
Records Breached: 

3,100

Up to 3,100 BPA employees were affected by a cyber attack.  The attack appears to be related to the attack on the Department of Energy's website.  Names, Social Security numbers, and dates of birth were distributed as a result of the Department of Energy breach.

Source: 
Media

InterContinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 3, 2013
geo: 
San Francisco , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A July 4 burglary resulted in the exposure of guest information.  The names, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, and credit and debit card numbers of guests were on a computer hard drive that was stolen.  The hotel learned of the possibility of a breach of guest data on July 14 and alerted guests around August 8.

Source: 
Media

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