Sawicki and Phelps

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 18, 2011
geo: 
Minneapolis , MN
United States
Minnesota US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

  Detailed medical information was discovered on the back of a drawing from a student of Hale Elementary.  An attorney from Sawicki and Phelps donated the firm's old paper to her child's school. A local news team contacted the school after discovering the incident and additional pieces of paper were collected and stored in a secure location.  The number of people affected was not revealed.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

www.podiatry.com, PRESENT e-Learning Systems

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 4, 2011
geo: 
Boca Raton , FL
United States
Florida US
Records Breached: 

382 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

The names, email addresses, and affiliations of certain people who registered with PRESENT e-Learning Systems' Podiatry program were posted online at Pastebin.com.  An additional 86 people had their names and mailing addresses posted on Pastie.org after registering for a podiatry online tutoring course.  A hacker called "Teku" claimed responsibility.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

TechCentral

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 11, 2011
geo: 
Arlington , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A laptop was stolen from an employee on August 27.  It contained the names, Social Security numbers, and credit card account numbers of some customers.  Notifications were mailed on September 28. 

Source: 
Databreaches.net

St. Joseph Medical Center, Baxter, Baker, Sidle, Conn & Jones

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 11, 2011
geo: 
Towson , MD
United States
Maryland US
Records Breached: 

161

A Baltimore law firm called Baxter, Baker, Sidle, Conn and Jones lost a hard drive with patient records.  It contained patient names, Social Security numbers, medical records, addresses, dates of birth, and insurance information.  The law firm was using the medical records of patients who were suing a cardiologist at St. Joseph Medical Center.  The hard drive was lost by an employee during travel on August 4.  Patients were informed in early October.

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
New Jersey US
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

Stephen F. Austin Hotel

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 15, 2011
geo: 
Austin , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An employee was caught with a skimming device after hotel guests complained about fraudulent charges on their credit and debit cards.  The employee managed to get the information after cleaning the rooms of hotel guests. Hotel security was able to determine which employee had taken the credit card information by checking key card information for room activity.  A hidden camera in a mock room showed that the employee was checking the personal belongings of guests and using the skimmer on any cards that were found.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 6, 2011
geo: 
Waltham , MA
United States
Massachusetts US
Records Breached: 

14,475 (222 Social Security numbers)

A briefcase was stolen from an employee's car during lunch sometime during the spring of 2011.  The briefcase contained a company laptop that had not yet been encrypted and paper copies of appointment schedules. The laptop contained the information of patients and providers from 18 practices. A recent backup of the laptop files revealed that 5,338 subscriber numbers, 2,777 names with no other information, and 222 names with associated Social Security numbers, dates of birth, subscriber numbers, and phone numbers had been on the laptop.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.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
California US
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

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
Georgia US
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

Automatic Data Processing (ADP), A.W. Hastings'

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 28, 2011
geo: 
Westlake Village , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

On November 12, 2011, an encrypted laptop was stolen from the home of an ADP associate.  The laptop was encrypted and password-protected.  It contained files with the personal information of A.W. Hastings & Co. employees which had been given to ADP for payroll processing.  Names, Social Security numbers, and addresses may have been exposed.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

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