Veterans Affairs Illiana Health Care System


Location

Illiana, IL
United States
40° 11' 47.1336" N, 87° 31' 55.0632" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 23, 2011
geo: 
Illiana, IL
United States
Extra Info: 

Veterans with quesitons may call the VA Illiana's privacy officer at (217) 554-4943.

Records Breached: 

518

An appointment book was discovered missing on July 14.  It contained the last names and last four digits of veterans' Social Security numbers.  It is unclear where the book was taken from, but it is clear that it was not properly safeguarded.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

University of Kansas (KU)


Location

Lawrence, KS
United States
38° 58' 18.0084" N, 95° 14' 6.9" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 2, 2011
geo: 
Lawrence, KS
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Documents containing the personal information of current and former student housing residents was stolen during a burglary at the Department of Student Housing office on November 30.  Names, dates of birth, apartment numbers, email addresses, KU ID numbers, and other information, some of it related to student dependents, were on the documents.  The number of affected students was not revealed, but those who were affected were told to be cautious of identity theft.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Employ Bridge (Staffing Solutions), Tempo Real Estate Corporation


Location

Atlanta, GA
United States
33° 44' 56.382" N, 84° 23' 16.7352" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 9, 2012
geo: 
Atlanta, GA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Thousands of personal documents were found in a recycling dumpster.  The documents likely contained employment information such as full names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, and work histories. They were taken from an office in Alpharetta without the company's knowledge or permission.  A landlord with Temp Real Estate Corporation sent a cleaning crew to clean out the office after incorrectly believing Employ Bridge's lease had expired. 

Source: 
Media

Sheppard Air Force Base


Location

Wichita Falls, TX
United States
33° 54' 49.3524" N, 98° 29' 36.1932" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 24, 2012
geo: 
Wichita Falls, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

721

I man found medical records stacked in a bag in a closet while checking for financial records in the home of his estranged wife. The records date from 2003 to 2007 and involve the information of patients of Sheppard Air Force Base's 82nd Medical Group.  Names, Social Security numbers, addresses, phone numbers, and in some cases, patient diagnoses were on the documents.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Capital Area Community Action Agency


Location

Tallahassee, FL
United States
30° 26' 17.7216" N, 84° 16' 50.6388" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 28, 2012
geo: 
Tallahassee, FL
United States
Records Breached: 

100

About 100 client files were discovered missing from a file cabinet in a restricted area.  The files contained Social Security numbers and other personal information.  A spokesperson for Capital Area Community said that a disgruntled former or current employee may be to blame.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Duke University Health System (DUHS)


Location

Durham, NC
United States
35° 59' 38.5188" N, 78° 53' 55.0284" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 23, 2012
geo: 
Durham, NC
United States
Extra Info: 

A notice from Dukehealth.org can be found here: http://www.dukehealth.org/health_library/news/notice-to-patients-who-previously-filed-chapter-13-bankrupty

Records Breached: 

Unknown

ON or around January 25, DUHS received notice that its billing subsidiary staff attached copies of outstanding billing statement(s) for services provided by DUHS facilities and/or DUHS-affiliated physicians to support proofs of claim filed in Chapter 13 bankruptcy actions by patients of DUHS.  Patient and patient dependent names, addresses, DUHS medical record number, health insurance carriers, and clinical information were exposed.  Some patients and patient dependents had their Social Security numbers and dates of birth exposed as well.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

St. Catherine Medical Center


Location

Ashland, PA
United States
40° 46' 54.3144" N, 76° 20' 44.8188" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 29, 2012
geo: 
Ashland, PA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Sensitive patient and employee records were left unsecured in the abandoned medical center.  A November 10 auction of office equipment and computers was held in the medical center, but one person reported seeing piles of sensitive documents and being able to access sensitive items like badges of former employees. The person provided pictures of personnel records and other items that should have been secured.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Pulaski Bank


Location

Overland Park, KS
United States
38° 58' 56.0208" N, 94° 40' 14.8512" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 27, 2012
geo: 
Overland Park, KS
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An employee left sensitive loan application documents in a vehicle while at the gym.  The documents were stolen and included loan applicant tax returns. The breach occurred in September.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Wood County Hospital


Location

Bowling Green, OH
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 17, 2013
geo: 
Bowling Green, OH
United States
Extra Info: 

Those with questions may call 855-322-6427.

Records Breached: 

2,500 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

The March theft of radiology films resulted in the exposure of patient information.  The films were most likely stolen from the Hospital's storage room in order to be stripped of their silver.  The films contained patient names, medical record numbers, dates of exams, and in some cases, dates of birth.  The thieves posed as recycling subcontractors.  

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

University of Southern Maine


Location

Portland, ME
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 23, 2013
geo: 
Portland, ME
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Someone broke into a University van and stole campus keys.  The keys could give them access to nearly 50 Portland and Gorham campus buildings.  The University is in the process of replacing locks of the affected buildings.  Student, personnel, and other records may be accessible.  Faculty, staff, and students were notified of the incident and encouraged to shut electronic devices down when leaving them unattended.  They were also advised to not leave sensitive information or belongings in campus buildings without additional locks.

Source: 
Media
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