Medassets Inc., Saint Barnabas Health Care System, Cook County Health and Hospitals (CCHHS)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 19, 2011
geo: 
Alpharetta , GA
United States
Records Breached: 

82,265 (around 3500 SSNs involved)

An external computer hard drive was stolen from a MedAsset employee's car on June 24.  MedAsset provides administrative and business services to medical centers.  The hard drive contained the personal information of patients who were being considered for governmental benefits at six Saint Barnabas acute care hospitals and patient information from Cook County Health and Hospitals System in Chicago.  Patient names, medical center account numbers, medical record numbers, dates of birth, medical center charges, amount paid, health insurance information and discharge dates were exposed.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

United States Steel and Carnegie Pension Fund, Benefits Administration Services

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 23, 2011
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
Records Breached: 

4,000

A CD with the names, Social Security numbers and dates of birth of U.S. Steel Mining retirees and dependents was lost in the mail.  Benefits Administration Services (BAS) mailed the CD in August, but it was not received.  BAS is still working with the U.S. Postal service to recover the CD.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Allianceforbiz.com, ShoWorks, Inc.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 24, 2011
geo: 
Spokane , WA
United States
Records Breached: 

20,000 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A hacker accessed a database of sensitive customer information.  An Excel spreadsheet with usernames, passwords, email addresses, company names, and other types of personal or business information of 20,000 people was posted online on August 22. No credit cards were accessed and the website was closed until all passwords were changed.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

TRICARE Management Activity (formerly Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services, CHAMPUS), Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 30, 2011
geo: 
Extra Info: 

SAIC may be contacted at (855) 366-0140 for domestic calls and (952) 556-8312 for international calls.  SAIC's website is http://www.saic.com/

Records Breached: 

5,117,799

The car theft of backup tapes resulted in the exposure of protected health information from patients of military hospitals and clinics.  Uniformed Service members, retirees and their families were affected.

Source: 
Media

Law Office of Ashley Bell, Department of Family and Children Services, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 16, 2011
geo: 
Gainesville , FL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Sensitive client files were found in a newspaper recycling bin at The Gainesville Times.  The files were related to the physical and sexual abuse of juveniles and client Social Security and phone numbers were exposed.  The breach may have been caused by a college intern who disposed of the files inappropriately.  Some files were as recent as 2009, but all cases were closed.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Diversified Resources Inc.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 14, 2011
geo: 
Waycross , GA
United States
Records Breached: 

863 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

The theft of a laptop on or around August 11, 2011 resulted in the exposure of protected health information.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Aegis Science Corporation

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 28, 2011
geo: 
Atlanta , GA
United States
Records Breached: 

2,184 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A laptop and external hard drive containing patient information were stolen from a locked vehicle owned by an Aegis employee on November 22, 2011.  The external hard drive contained names and Social Security numbers. It may have also contained driver's license numbers, dates of birth, and phone numbers.  Though Aegis provides lab tests, results and medical records were not exposed.  

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Guide Publishing Group, GuideYou.com

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 28, 2011
geo: 
San Francisco , CA
United States
Extra Info: 

An unknown number of people were affected by the breach nationwide.  Guide Publishing Group reported that 11 people in the state of New Hampshire were affected.

Records Breached: 

11

Hackers inserted code onto the server that hosts GuideYou.com and accessed customer credit card numbers.  The CVC2/CVV2/CID codes, customer names, and addresses associated with the credit card numbers were also accessible through the server.  The breach was discovered on October 28, but the malicious code had been present since November 19, 2010.  

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Fun Publications, Transformers Club

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 28, 2012
geo: 
Fort Worth , TX
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

People who were members of the Transformers Club run by Fun Publications became aware that their credit card information had been compromised. Fun Publications conducted an investigation and determined that their e-commerce database had been compromised sometime around January 31.  Members were encouraged to monitor their credit cards closely and to consider replacing any cards that were used with Fun Publications for event registration, club store purchases, or other purchases.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Milk Inc.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 16, 2012
geo: 
San Francisco , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An employee of another company discovered a security issue in Oink.  Oink is a "rate everything" application from mobile application developer Milk Inc.  The security issue allowed anyone to download personal information of another Oink user by entering another person's username.  Folders with associated email addresses, photos, and other user site information may have been exposed. Oink shutdown and the employees of Milk Inc. joined Google for a new project shortly after the issue was discovered.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

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