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

Indalex

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 25, 2011
geo: 
Modesto , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An abandoned Indalex plant still contained personnel records. Employee names, Social Security numbers, medical records, addresses, and other sensitive information were exposed when scavengers looking for aluminum and other materials ravaged the abandoned plant.  The plant was closed in 2008 and Indalex filed for bankruptcy in 2009.  Indalex received clearance from a bankruptcy court to officially abandon the plant in 2010.  The damage was discovered when 40 workers from the Stanislaus County jail alternative work program cleared the plant. 

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Eaton Group

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 27, 2011
geo: 
Baton Rouge , LA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A local news team was alerted to a group of scattered documents near a lake and an interstate.  Most of the documents were labeled with an "Eaton Group" stamp.  The owner of the law group and collection service was not sure how the documents came to be exposed rather than properly disposed of.  The court case documents exposed names, Social Security numbers, addresses, bank statements, bank account numbers, Mastercard account numbers, and other sensitive information.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

PSEG

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 20, 2011
geo: 
Newark , NJ
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The September 25 home theft of an employee's laptop resulted in the exposure of PSEG employee information.  Names, Social Security numbers and other personnel information were exposed. 

Source: 
Databreaches.net

DreamHost

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 20, 2012
geo: 
Brea , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Customers were told to login and change all passwords after unauthorized activity was detected on a database.  There was no evidence initially that customer passwords were taken, but customer passwords were immediately reset after the discovery.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Trilegiant Corporation

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 14, 2011
geo: 
Stamford , CT
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A call center employee who worked for a Trilegiant vendor used his phone to take pictures of customer names and credit or debit card numbers.  The dishonest employee was seen doing this at least once, but no misuse of customer information had been reported as of December 14, 2011.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Sacramento Area Fire Fighters Local 522

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 31, 2012
geo: 
Sacramento , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

On or around March 6, a spreadsheet containing the names and contact information of active and retired Local 522 members was sent by a Local 522 employee to the Sacramento Central Labor Council (CLC).  The spreadsheet contained member Social Security numbers, but was only supposed to provide member mailing addresses.  The email did not stop at CLC and was forwarded to Capitol Mailing, Inc.  The mistake was discovered on March 23 after Local 522 members received mailing labels that displayed their Social Security numbers.  

Source: 
California Attorney General

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