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
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

Creative Banner Assemblies

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 2, 2013
geo: 
Minneapolis , MN
United States
Records Breached: 

232

A website breach that occurred on June 1 and was discovered on July 22 resulted in the exposure of customer informaiton.  Names, addresses, phone numbers, unencrypted credit card information, and other information stored on temporary data files may have been accessed due to malicious code on the website.

Source: 
Media

Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), Dreyer Medical Clinic, Blackhawk Consulting Group

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 5, 2013
geo: 
Charleston , SC
United States
Records Breached: 

10,000 (about 8,000 from MUSC and Dreyer Medical Clinic)

A hacker from outside of the United States accessed customer information from Blackhawk Consulting Group, a credit card processing vendor.  The information included financial information from customers who paid the Medical Univeristy of Southern Carolina with a credit card online or over the phone between June 30 and August 21. No patient information was accessed. Some of Blackhawk Consulting Group's other customers were affected and a total of 10,000 people may have had their information exposed.

Source: 
Media

Georgia Department of Labor

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 6, 2013
geo: 
Marrieta , GA
United States
Records Breached: 

4,457

An employee accidentally emailed a document with the names and Social Security numbers of 4,457 Cobb-Cherokee Career Center customers to 1,000 people.  Recipients were notified and instructed to delete the email immediately without reading it.

UPDATE (09/06/2013): The employee who accidentally sent the email attachment was suspended. The Georgia Department of Labor is also reviewing its internal policies for handling sensitive information.

Source: 
Media

Office of Dr. Hankyu Chung

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
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.

UPDATE (11/08/2013): HHS received a report stating that 2,182 patients were affected by the breach.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Conexis, State of Virginia

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 6, 2013
geo: 
Blacksburg , VA
United States
Records Breached: 

13,000

Employees of the state of Virginia who are enrolled in the Commonwealth's 2014 Flexible Spending Account had their information exposed.  Conexis erroneously sent summary reports of Blue Cross/Blue Shield Flexible Spending Account Services to 11 state human resources and payroll employees.  The reports included participants from across the state rather than from specific locations related to the human resources and payroll employees' work.

Source: 
Media

Boston Public School (BPS), Plastic Card Systems

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 5, 2013
geo: 
Boston , MA
United States
Records Breached: 

20,000 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

Boston Public School students across 36 schools may have had their information compromised by the loss of a flash drive.  The flash drive was misplaced sometime around August 9 by BPS's ID card vendor Plastic Card Systems.

Source: 
Media

North Texas Comprehensive Spine and Pain Center

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 5, 2013
geo: 
Sherman , TX
United States
Records Breached: 

3,000

A former employee stole an external hard drive that contained the medical information of patients.  There has been no evidence that the information on the hard drive was improperly used.

UPDATE (09/15/2013): Close to 3,000 patients were notified of the potential breach. Names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, addresses, and diagnoses were exposed.

Source: 
Media

Pierce County Housing Authority

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 10, 2013
geo: 
Tacoma , WA
United States
Records Breached: 

979

A human error resulted in the exposure of client information.  A client found a file with Social Security numbers on the website.  The site was shut down while the file was removed.  It is unclear how long the information was available and the error was caused by a former employee. 

Source: 
Media

Outdoor Network, LLC, Boats.net, Partzilla.com

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 10, 2013
geo: 
Lake Placid , FL
United States
Extra Info: 

Those with questions may call (888) 829-6550.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

A website breach exposed an unspecified number of customer names, addresses, credit card numbers, credit card expiration dates, and CVV codes.  Hackers put malware on Outdoor Network's Boats.net and Partzilla.com websites and were able to access information from credit card transactions between December 2012 and July 2013.

Source: 
Media

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