Sunrise Volkswagen

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 21, 2005
geo: 
Lynbrook , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Bank credit applications with names, Social Security numbers, addresses, telephone numbers, employment information and signatures were obtained by unauthorized access between December 15 and 16.  

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Arista OB-GYN Clinic

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 8, 2010
geo: 
Woodstock , GA
United States
Georgia US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Private medical records were dumped outside a closed office. A news team found several hundred documents that appeared to mostly be patient records with names, addresses, sonograms, copies of checks and detailed medical information. The dumpster was confiscated and searched by police. Files were also found under the dumpster. The doctor could face felony charges.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Alltel Corporation

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 20, 2006
geo: 
Little Rock , AR
United States
Arkansas US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Customer files with cell phone records, Social Security numbers, addresses and phone numbers were found in a dumpster. A landscaper discovered the files and alerted a news crew. A spokesperson for the company said that this is against their official electronic policy.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Cumberland Gastroenterology P.S.C.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 19, 2010
geo: 
Somerset , KY
United States
Kentucky US
Records Breached: 

2,207 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

Paper records were stolen on September 18. The records contained protected health information.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Jackson Hewitt

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 18, 2010
geo: 
Jacksonville , FL
United States
Florida US
Extra Info: 

Clients and employees of the Jackson Hewitt at the Southside office plaza were affected.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

An employee discovered old customer and employee documents in the dumpster behind the office.  The documents included employees' W-2 forms, personal bank statements and some tax information from customers.  The former owner admitted to being responsible and eventually had the documents shredded.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Essex Youth Commision Summer Program

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 4, 2010
geo: 
Essex , MA
United States
Massachusetts US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Paper records and digital files with personal health and personally identifiable information from youth participants, parents and staff were reported missing.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Turley's Restaurant

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 20, 2010
geo: 
Boulder , CO
United States
Colorado US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The owner of Turley's Restaurant went to recycle old employee files. After seeing that the dumpster was full, the owner then left boxes of intact files from former employees near the dumpster. The files included Social Security numbers, birth dates and phone numbers.

Source: 
NAID

Payday Loan Stores of Illinois, PLS Financial

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 18, 2010
geo: 
Chicago , IL
United States
Illinois US
Records Breached: 

369

Payday Loan Stores (PLS) was fined $1,107,000 for failing to protect consumer information.  In April of 2010, three boxes of documents were found by police at a dumpster near a Payday Loan Store. According to the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, "the discarded documents contained personal customer information, including Social Security numbers and copies of driver's licenses."

Source: 
NAID

The Kent Center

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 21, 2010
geo: 
Warwick , RI
United States
Rhode Island US
Records Breached: 

1,361 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A briefcase with patient records was stolen from a clinician's car on July 13. The lost documents included client names, dates of birth and some clinical information. The patient records do not appear to have been the target of the theft since other cars were broken into during that night.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

United HealthGroup

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 6, 2010
geo: 
Minneapolis , MN
United States
Minnesota US
Records Breached: 

735 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

It appears that a breach involving paper records and categorized by the Health and Human Services (HHS) website as "theft, unauthorized access" occurred when patient documents were stolen on March 2. The incident was reported to HHS on August 4. Little more is known about the incident.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

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