Office of Dr. Jeffry Barnes

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 7, 2011
geo: 
IL
United States
Illinois US
Records Breached: 

60

A woman found the sensitive information of more than 60 people in a recycling bin. Social Security numbers, prescription information, patient names and medical histories were all easily accessible.  The employee responsible for the incident resigned after the mistake and Dr. Barnes agreed to upgrade his shredding practices.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Eastern Illinois University

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 9, 2011
geo: 
Las Vegas , NV
United States
Nevada US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Partially-shredded personnel records were dumped alongside a roadside. Names and Social Security numbers from University employees employed during 2002 were exposed.

A student employee from the Records Management Office had taken two bags of personnel documents for use in a prank.  Both bags were eventually found. 

Source: 
Databreaches.net

HarborOne Credit Union

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 20, 2011
geo: 
Records Breached: 

800

A courier was attacked on May 9.  The attacker managed to steal the courier's bag and its contents. The transaction records of 800 bank customers were exposed.  The information was from May 5 transactions and includes names, addresses, account numbers and any other information on checks processed at the bank.  Although a suspect was apprehended, the bag was not found. HarborOne flagged the accounts of customers who may have been affected by the incident.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Domino's Pizza, KB Pizza

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 12, 2011
geo: 
Fishers , IN
United States
Indiana US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A woman looking for coupons in a grocery store dumpster found folders of hundreds of employment applications.  Insurance information, copies of Social Security cards, driver's licenses and birth certificates were left in the dumpster along with typical information found in employee records.  The information was from employees who worked for KB Pizza and the Domino's Pizza stores that were at one time owned by KB Pizza.  Neither Domino's nor KB know what caused the information to end up in the dumpster.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

TRICARE Management Activity

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 21, 2011
geo: 
Aurora , CO
United States
Colorado US
Records Breached: 

4,500 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

Paper records with sensitive information were stolen on June 25, 2010.  The types of information the paper records contained was not revealed.  The breach does not appear to have been disclosed until May of 2011.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Comfort Dental Offices

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 19, 2011
geo: 
Indianapolis , IN
United States
Indiana US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Someone broke into a storage barn on or around Monday, May 16 and took some of its contents.  The thief took a bike and may have taken medical records as well.  There were several years worth of medical records from dental patients of Comfort Dental.  Unfortunately, the owner had not properly secured the barn and could not determine how many records were taken.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Tax Matters

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 1, 2011
geo: 
El Paso , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Someone noticed that thousands of intact personal documents had been dumped in an unsealed dumpster.  He called a local news crew and they came to recover and store the documents.  The personal documents included applications, resumes, check books, federal income tax forms, and even patient diagnosis forms.  The information covered a period between 2003 and 2007.  A new employee of Tax Matters dumped the documents without shredding them.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

LA Boxing

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 27, 2011
geo: 
Ahwatukee , AZ
United States
Arizona US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Someone threw out hundreds of customer documents after the local LA Boxing was taken over by corporate.  The documents were found and reported by someone who witnessed another person going through the dumpster.  Names, addresses, credit card numbers and account numbers of people who were once gym members were left in a dumpster.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Indiana Regional Medical Center

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 3, 2011
geo: 
Indiana , PA
United States
Pennsylvania US
Records Breached: 

500 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A former employee stole more than 500 patient records for the purpose of using them as evidence in a legal dispute with a physician.  The theft occurred in September of 2010 and included the medical information of three or four patients, as well as administrative information related to hundreds of other patients.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center, Allen Bennett Memorial Hospital

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 7, 2011
geo: 
Greer , SC
United States
South Carolina US
Extra Info: 

Patients of Allen Bennett Memorial Hospital who received services between 1990 and 1999 may call 1-888-558-2228 for more information.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

Exposed boxes of patient information were reported to Greenville Hospital System on December 31, 2010 by someone wishing to remain anonymous.  The boxes were in a storage structure behind the building of an abandoned hospital.  The hospital was Allen Bennett Memorial Hospital; it closed in August of 2008. Greenville Hospital System collected the boxes and notified patients in February.  The 22 boxes contained information from Allen Bennett Memorial dating from 1990 to 1999.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

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