Wellesley Health Department


Location

Wellesley, MA
United States
42° 17' 47.3496" N, 71° 17' 33.2052" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 29, 2008
geo: 
Wellesley, MA
United States
Records Breached: 

480

Information in an envelope that had been mailed by the town's health department to a Medicare office in Boston say when the envelope arrived, it was open and the contents were missing. The material included social security numbers, addresses and dates of birth of seniors who had received flu shots from the town last fall.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Connecticut Department of Labor


Location

Wethersfield, CT
United States
41° 42' 51.3612" N, 72° 39' 9.3312" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 2, 2008
geo: 
Wethersfield, CT
United States
Records Breached: 

2,100

Records with confidential information on about 2,100 people have been lost and might have been mistakenly shredded. The files contained copies of letters informing applicants that they were ineligible for the unemployment insurance. They were dated between May 2 and May 20 and contained names, addresses and Social Security numbers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Austin Peay State University


Location

Clarksville, TN
United States
36° 31' 47.1756" N, 87° 21' 34.0308" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 19, 2008
geo: 
Clarksville, TN
United States
Records Breached: 

750

Two computers containing personal information were stolen. The computers contained names and Social Security numbers of students.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

New York City Housing Authority


Location

New York, NY
United States
40° 42' 51.3684" N, 74° 0' 21.5028" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 18, 2009
geo: 
New York, NY
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Dozens of confidential files with city public housing residents' birth dates, Social Security numbers, and eviction notices were dumped on an East New York street. City Housing Authority officials are investigating to determine how the files ended up scattered along Atlantic Ave. near Pennsylvania Ave.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Battleground Urgent Care/Prompt Med


Location

Greensboro, NC
United States
36° 4' 21.486" N, 79° 47' 31.11" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 21, 2009
geo: 
Greensboro, NC
United States
Records Breached: 

623

Medical files were found in a dumpster. It seems a third party moving company was hired to transfer the boxes from one warehouse to another. It is unknown at this time how the files ended up in the dumpster. The information in the files contained Social Security numbers, driver's license copies, medical histories, and employers.

 

UPDATE (5/24/10): Prompt Med agreed to pay a $50,000 fine to the state of North Carolina.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

SouthTrust


Location

Bossier, LA
United States
32° 45' 18.4752" N, 93° 39' 44.3664" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 12, 2010
geo: 
Bossier, LA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The financial planning company left sensitive retirement information in a publicly accessible dumpster.  The information included account ID numbers, personal addresses, and Social Security numbers. Information about people living in Shreveport, Haughton, Minden, Monroe, Farmerville, Eros and Downsville, Louisiana was found.  Information from people living in Orange, Port Neches, Vidor and Deweyville, Texas was also found.

Source: 
NAID

Fast Cash


Location

Knoxville, TN
United States
35° 57' 38.2968" N, 83° 55' 14.6604" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 7, 2010
geo: 
Knoxville, TN
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Hundreds, maybe thousands, of documents with personal information were dumped behind a shopping center. The documents scattered around a dumpster behind the business listing Social Security numbers, names, addresses, bank account numbers and signatures.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

University of Florida


Location

Gainesville, FL
United States
29° 39' 5.8824" N, 82° 19' 29.3736" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 6, 2010
geo: 
Gainesville, FL
United States
Records Breached: 

2,047

Social Security numbers or Medicaid identification numbers were shared with a telephone survey company and included on address labels sent out to request research participation.  The letters were sent through the U.S. Postal Service on May 24th and the issue was discovered on June 6th. 

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Beauty Dental, Inc.


Location

Chicago, IL
United States
41° 51' 0.1188" N, 87° 39' 0.1872" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 18, 2010
geo: 
Chicago, IL
United States
Records Breached: 

657 (No reports of SSNs or financial information)

The paper records of some individuals were lost or stolen on June 5.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base


Location

Dayton, OH
United States
39° 45' 32.2128" N, 84° 11' 29.7852" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 11, 2010
geo: 
Dayton, OH
United States
Records Breached: 

2,123 (No reports of SSNs or financial information)

Paper records were improperly disposed of on July 29.  The incident affected 2,123 patients.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net
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