Oregon Community Credit Union

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 9, 2005
geo: 
Springfield , OR
United States
Records Breached: 

200

A packet of insurance forms with names, Social Security numbers and addresses of around 200 Oregon Community Credit Union employees was inside of a stolen car. Someone tried to use the identity of an employee after the theft.  The company is on alert and purchased extended identity theft insurance for those who were affected by the theft.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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
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
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
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

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
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
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
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

NYS Higher Education Services

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 10, 2006
geo: 
Albany , NY
United States
Records Breached: 

49

Paper documents were lost when the package containing them was damaged by a carrier's mechanical equipment.  The documents may have been thrown away by the carrier.  The information on the documents included name, Social Security number and address. At least 49 New York residents were affected, but the total number of people affected nationwide was not disclosed.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Internal Revenue Service

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 21, 2009
geo: 
Washington , DC
United States
Extra Info: 

Additional locations: several IRS document disposal facilities in the U.S.), http://www.treas.gov/tigta/auditreports/2009reports/200930059fr.pdf

Records Breached: 

Unknown

The U.S Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration found in a fiscal year 2008 audit that in more than a dozen IRS document disposal facilities, old taxpayer documents were being tossed out in regular waste containers and dumpsters. In addition, the investigation found that IRS officials failed to consistently verify whether contract employees who have access to taxpayer documents had passed background checks. Further, investigators had difficulty

Source: 
Media

Highmark Insurance

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 4, 2010
geo: 
Pittsburgh , PA
United States
Records Breached: 

3,700

Highmark notified 3,700 members that documents containing their names, policy identification and Social Security numbers were missing. This is the second such data spill involving the region’s dominant health insurer in four months. In January, the company mailed a premium billing statement to Boscov’s Department Store, a client in Reading, according to Highmark. The envelope arrived damaged and torn; pages were also missing. The pages included the names and other identifying information for 3,700 members.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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