CVS Pharmacies


Location

Woonsocket, RI
United States
42° 0' 10.3536" N, 71° 30' 53.2224" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 18, 2009
geo: 
Woonsocket, RI
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The CVS Pharmacy chain, the largest in the country with 6,300 outlets, has agreed to a $2.25 million settlement with the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services. Indianapolis TV station WTHR engaged in an extensive investigation beginning in 2006 of local CVS Pharmacies and their pharmacies in other cities nationwide including Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, Dallas, Louisville, Miami, New Haven (Conn.), Philadelphia, Phoenix, and CVS headquarters in Woonsocket, RI.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Maine Office of Information Technology


Location

Augusta, ME
United States
44° 18' 38.2464" N, 69° 46' 46.164" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 4, 2009
geo: 
Augusta, ME
United States
Records Breached: 

597

Through a printing error, 597 people receiving unemployment benefits last week got direct-deposit information including Social Security numbers belonging to another person. We received a print job and were running it, and there was an equipment malfunction, Thompson said. In restarting the piece of equipment, a mistake was made and it started one page off. It was an error and our quality assurance didn't pick it up.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power


Location

Los Angeles, CA
United States
34° 3' 8.0424" N, 118° 14' 37.266" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 13, 2008
geo: 
Los Angeles, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A computer was stolen from a contractor on February 11, 2008. Compromised information included name, Social Security number, date of birth, employee identification number, salary, work location, deferred compensation balances, insurance plan coverage and health care benefits selection for all active employees who were members of the DWP Retirement Plan during 2006 and 2007.

UPDATE (2/15/08): The contractor has been identified as Systematic Automation Inc.  Nineteen organizations were affected by the breach.

Source: 
Security Breach Letter

Bellin Health


Location

Greenbay, WI
United States
44° 31' 8.9724" N, 88° 1' 11.3736" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 4, 2008
geo: 
Greenbay, WI
United States
Records Breached: 

650

Patients received notification that their Social Security numbers may have been exposed. Invoices mailed from Bellin Health's unnamed bill processor had viewable Social Security numbers.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Durham County Government


Location

Durham, NC
United States
35° 59' 38.5188" N, 78° 53' 55.0284" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 10, 2010
geo: 
Durham, NC
United States
Records Breached: 

8,700

A group of people obtained a list of Durham employees which included Social Security numbers, birth dates, and employment information.  They then used their personal information to commit credit card fraud and identity theft.  Police report that more than 200 employees were victims.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Private Legal Practice


Location

San Antonio, TX
United States
29° 25' 26.8392" N, 98° 29' 37.0608" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 27, 2010
geo: 
San Antonio, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

75

An attorney left legal files in a public dumpster. The attorney thought it was appropriate to dispose of the files in this way since the accounts were old and closed. The documents contained names, addresses, bank account information, Social Security numbers, driver's license numbers, and dates of birth.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

United HealthGroup


Location

Minneapolis, MN
United States
44° 58' 47.874" N, 93° 15' 49.8096" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 6, 2010
geo: 
Minneapolis, MN
United States
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

Thai Cafe


Location

Indianapolis, IN
United States
39° 46' 6.1572" N, 86° 9' 28.9512" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 1, 2010
geo: 
Indianapolis, IN
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An Indianapolis school noticed that their dumpster was being used by someone else. A box of personal information from the Thai Cafe was found to have been illegally dumped. School officials discovered complete payroll stubs from 2000 inside the box and contacted the restaurant owner. The ex-spouse of the restaurant owner apologized for the illegal dumping and claimed that the disposal was handled by a third party.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Weyerhaeuser Company


Location

Washington, DC
United States
38° 53' 42.4032" N, 77° 2' 10.9176" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 10, 2006
geo: 
Washington, DC
United States
Records Breached: 
1,597
A book containing payroll data was stolen.
Source: 
Dataloss DB

Greenville South Carolina County School District


Location

Greenville, SC
United States
34° 51' 9.4248" N, 82° 23' 38.436" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 20, 2007
geo: 
Greenville, SC
United States
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
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