Dentistry at the Crest

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 3, 2011
geo: 
Aurora , CO
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Hundreds of sensitive dental patient records were found by a street sweeper.  They were scattered near a dumpster behind a shopping center.  The records appear to be from a dental practice in Lone Tree, a 20 mile journey.  The party responsible for the breach is unknown.  Billing records with patient names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, and addresses were exposed.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Knox Community Hospital

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 9, 2011
geo: 
Mount Vernon , OH
United States
Records Breached: 

500 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

X-ray records were discovered to have been improperly disposed of on or around October 1, 2011. Patient information may have been exposed.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Centro de Ortodancia

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 9, 2011
geo: 
Aguadilla , PR
United States
Records Breached: 

2,000 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

Paper records were found to have been exposed to unauthorized parties on or around May 6, 2010.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 9, 2011
geo: 
Chicago , IL
United States
Records Breached: 

501 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

The theft of paper records on or around June 28, 2011 resulted in the exposure of patient information.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Jackson Hewitt

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 6, 2011
geo: 
San Francisco , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

100

A woman found tax return information lying on the ground in front of an abandoned Jackson Hewitt on or around October 22. Hundreds of documents were exposed. The building owner called a shredding company to dispose of the documents, but ended up leaving them outdoors until the disposal company arrived.  The person responsible claimed that all the records were over four years old and were difficult to transport from the office.  The paperwork came from the Jackson Hewitt office at 1734 Divisadero St.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Comfort Inn & Suites

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 21, 2012
geo: 
San Antonio , TX
United States
Records Breached: 

500

Police officers discovered a large number of credit card receipts and other items during a traffic stop in June of 2011.  The driver was then arrested and admitted to using stolen credit card receipts from Comfort Inn & Suites to make fraudulent credit cards.  He had stolen around 500 receipts and successfully used two counterfeit credit cards.  He was sentenced to five years and 10 months in federal prison and ordered to pay $3,606 in restitution.

UPDATE (03/22/2012): Additional credit card receipts were found and connected to Brownsville, Texas.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Affordable Medical and Surgical Services

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 27, 2012
geo: 
Overland Park , KS
United States
Records Breached: 

1,000

A woman found over 1,000 detailed abortion records in a dumpster when she went to dump her recycling near a local elementary school.  The records included names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, telephone numbers, emergency family contacts, patient health histories, number of children, term of pregnancies, number of previous abortions, reasons for failing to go through with the abortion procedures, and fees paid for the procedures. Many of the records were from 2001 and 2002.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

St. Joseph's Medical Center

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

Unknown

A storeroom window at Saint Joseph's HealthCare Clinical Laboratory (HCCL) was discovered broken on February 2, 2012.  Two storage boxes containing HCCL lab requisition forms were missing from the center.  People who received laboratory services between October 24, 2011 and November 18, 2011, between December 13, 2012 and January 5, 2012, and also between January 17, 2012 and January 31, 2012, may have had their names, Social Security numbers, phone numbers, addresses, and insurance information exposed.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 6, 2012
geo: 
Lawrence , MA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Two masked men stole several bags of documents and records from a state courier truck outside the Lawrence Registry of Motor Vehicle (RMV) branch on Wednesday April 4.  However, the trash included records from the Wilmington branch of the RMV. Registration transactions, duplicate titles, crash reports, citation payments, rebate requests, and municipal parking records from transactions that occurred between Friday March, 30 and Monday, April 2 were stolen.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 7, 2012
geo: 
Lodi , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

100

A payment drop box was broken into sometime during the weekend of March 5. Customers who used the box around that time may have had their banking institution information, check account numbers, addresses, names, phone numbers, and driver's license numbers stolen.  PG&E will change the account numbers and passwords of customers who had their information stolen.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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