Housing Authority of New Orleans (HANO)


Location

Algiers, LA
United States
29° 56' 40.992" N, 90° 2' 48.012" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 5, 2010
geo: 
Algiers, LA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Personal documents relating to section 8 were left in an unsecured and abandoned office.  The documents included copies of birth certificates, driver's license numbers, pay stubs, and Social Security cards.

Source: 
NAID

Laboratory Corporation of America LabCorp


Location

Burlington, NC
United States
36° 5' 44.4912" N, 79° 26' 16.0764" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 27, 2010
geo: 
Burlington, NC
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Thousands of medical documents fell out of a truck bed while in transit.  The scattered documents contained billing information and possibly medical records from 1993 or later.

Source: 
Media

Massachusetts Secretary of State Office


Location

Boston, MA
United States
42° 21' 30.3516" N, 71° 3' 35.1828" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 6, 2010
geo: 
Boston, MA
United States
Records Breached: 

139,000

In an attempt to release public information from the Securities Division, the Massachusetts Secretary of State's office released the Social Security and driver's license information of 139,000 investment advisers registered with the state. The information was sent on a CD-ROM sent to IA Week, an investment industry publication.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Ross


Location

Houston, TX
United States
29° 45' 46.3824" N, 95° 22' 59.0232" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 5, 2010
geo: 
Houston, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

Hundreds (at least 200)

Someone reported a public dumpster full of Ross applications and resumes.  Employees from the Ross were then sent to recover the applications.  The applications dated back to 2002 and contained Social Security numbers and contact information.

Source: 
NAID

City of Shreveport


Location

Shreveport, LA
United States
32° 31' 30.5472" N, 93° 45' 0.6444" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 13, 2010
geo: 
Shreveport, LA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Personal city government documents were easily accessible during a public auction. Buyers looking for city furniture were able to search through city payroll information, law enforcement reports and a variety of other documents which contained people's names, contact information and Social Security numbers. City employees admit the exposure was a mistake and removed the documents within an hour of notification. It is believed that the documents escaped from a stack that was scheduled to be burned.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Blockbuster


Location

New York, NY
United States
40° 42' 51.6708" N, 74° 0' 21.5028" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 8, 2005
geo: 
New York, NY
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Hundreds of files were dumped in clear garbage bags on the street. Recent membership applications revealed customer names, birth dates, addresses, phone numbers, driver's license numbers, credit card number, credit card expiration date and signatures. For some strange reason, the applications also included customer Social Security numbers. The files were dumped after the store went out of business.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Kern Medical Center


Location

Bakersfield, CA
United States
35° 22' 23.8512" N, 119° 1' 7.3668" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 19, 2010
geo: 
Bakersfield, CA
United States
Extra Info: 

Six other health facilities were fined. Each of the other six incidents involved fewer than 10 records and only the Kern incidents are included in the total.

Records Breached: 

596

The California Department of Public Health fined Kern Medical Center in Bakersfield, CA, $250,000 for allegedly keeping patient records in an outside, unlocked locker, allowing for the theft of 596 patient records in 2009. For several months in 2009 a Kern Medical Center employee placed the daily lab reports in the broken locker outside the hospital until they were stolen one night.

Source: 
Media

Department of Veteran's Affairs


Location

Dallas, TX
United States
32° 48' 10.638" N, 96° 46' 11.7228" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 21, 2010
geo: 
Dallas, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

140 (No full SSNs reported)

The names, Social Security numbers and treatment locations of about 140 veterans were mixed in with other paperwork. The paperwork was sent to an EEOC office and viewed by multiple persons there. It appears that the names should not have been visible.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

U.S. Postal Service


Location

St. Louis, MO
United States
38° 38' 49.1676" N, 90° 13' 29.8812" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 19, 2011
geo: 
St. Louis, MO
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The back door of a contractor truck popped open during its journey between a St. Louis distribution center and Memphis, Tennessee. Hundreds of pieces of U.S. mail were scattered across 70 miles of highway.  A recovery effort was launched by police officers and postal workers within 24 hours. Most of the mail included statements and bills that were headed for the West Coast.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

V.A. Medical Center


Location

Aiken, SC
United States
33° 33' 37.5012" N, 81° 43' 10.3908" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 8, 2011
geo: 
Aiken, SC
United States
Extra Info: 

Please call (706) 729-5893 for more information.

Records Breached: 

2,600

A V.A. employee may have thrown the personal information of over 2,600 veterans into the trash. The breach was originally discovered over a month before the official notification and reported by a news channel. The V.A. admitted that appointment records with Social Security numbers, dates of birth and other information were accidentally thrown into the trash instead of being shredded. The records were from January 2010 through January 2011.  All veterans from that period were contacted, but not all were affected.

Source: 
Databreaches.net
Showing 401-410 of 523 results
Syndicate content


X

Sign In!

Loading