Colorado Mental Health Institute Fort Logan

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 7, 2006
geo: 
Denver , CO
United States
Colorado US
Records Breached: 

69

A briefcase with paper files was taken from an employee's car while it was at a park on April 21. The briefcase contained paper files with the information of 40 employees and 247 patients. Only 29 employees and 40 patients had their Social Security numbers exposed. Other information included names, addresses, gender and birth dates. Those affected were notified in early June.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Northridge Hospital Medical Center

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 14, 2010
geo: 
Northridge , CA
United States
California US
Extra Info: 

Patients who used services between September of 2004 and June of 2006, but did not receive a notification letter may call (877) 906-1590.

Records Breached: 

837

A package sent through a national courier was damaged during transit. Because of this damage, patient names, Social Security numbers, addresses, phone numbers, dates of birth, dates of death, physician, financial account number, insurance ID, Medicare and Medicaid charges billed and paid, hospital room and board charges and guarantor Social Security number may have been exposed. People who were patients between September of 2004 and June of 2006 were affected.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Empire Beauty School Inc.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 27, 2006
geo: 
Brooklyn , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 

1,132

The June 20 theft of a briefcase from an administrative employee's vehicle caused reports with the names and Social Security numbers of former students to be lost. A laptop was also stolen during the burglary, but it is unlikely that it had personal information.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Greenville South Carolina County School District

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 20, 2007
geo: 
Greenville , SC
United States
South Carolina US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Boxes of personnel records were inadvertently left unsecured during renovations. Ten boxes held the names and Social Security numbers of teachers employed by the district between 1972 and 1990. Other boxes contained personnel records through 1998. District officials secured the boxes after receiving an anonymous call about the mistake.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

North Carolina Department of Correction

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 7, 2007
geo: 
Raleigh , NC
United States
North Carolina US
Records Breached: 

16 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

Paper documents with sensitive information were thrown into the trash and may have been recovered by an inmate working as a janitor.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Guilford Technical Community College

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 4, 2007
geo: 
Greensboro , NC
United States
North Carolina US
Records Breached: 

550 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A surplus file cabinet that was temporarily stored in a warehouse area prior to an auction held sensitive paper documents.  Anyone entering the warehouse could have viewed or taken the files.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

EZCORP, EZPAWN

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 8, 2007
geo: 
San Antonio , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 
Unknown
Several EZPAWN stores in the San Antonio area exposed customers' personal information by discarding business records in easily accessible trash cans behind stores. The Texas Attorney General decided to take legal action against EZCORP Inc. and its subsidiary EZPAWN. Customer records included promissory notes and bank statements that contained names, addresses, Social Security numbers, driver's license numbers and checking account information.
Source: 
Dataloss DB

Jones Beauty College

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 8, 2007
geo: 
Dallas , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The Texas Attorney General filed an enforcement action against the College in March.  Student financial aid forms with Social Security numbers and other personal information had been improperly discarded.  

Source: 
Media

Department of Veteran's Affairs

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 21, 2010
geo: 
Dallas , TX
United States
Texas US
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

Apothecary of Colorado

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 28, 2010
geo: 
Denver , CO
United States
Colorado US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A man handling recyclables near his home found a conspicuous binder in a dumpster.  It turned out that medical marijuana records had been placed there.  The names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, addresses and phone numbers of patients were in the binder.  The current owners believe the records are from the previous owner or owners.  "Dozens" of people were affected.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

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