Sacramento Department of Parks and Recreation

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 25, 2010
geo: 
Sacramento , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

100

A local news team investigated a pile of materials in a dumpster outside of a parks building.  Unused, unopened books and learning materials were thrown out along with sensitive personal information.  Names, Social Security numbers, phone numbers, dates of birth, addresses, monthly incomes, and copies of driver's licenses dating back to 2005 were found in several abandoned folders.  

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Douglas County Probation Office

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 28, 2012
geo: 
Omaha , NE
United States
Nebraska US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A county clerk was the victim of a car theft. She had left sensitive documents for homicide trials in the trunk of her car.  The documents were recovered from the car wreckage.  Personal information for police officers associated with the homicide trials and names and addresses of witnesses could have been exposed. Documents will be scanned and never physically taken from the courthouse again as a result of the breach.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Greenville County School District

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 29, 2012
geo: 
Greenville , SC
United States
South Carolina US
Records Breached: 

100

A filing cabinet that was full of personnel information was accidentally locked, wrapped, and shipped to a prison in February of 2012.  The prison supervisor unlocked the filing cabinet, noticed that it still contained files, and immediately sent it back.  Employee driver's license and Social Security numbers were in the cabinet.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Knoxville Medical Clinic, DRD Management

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 18, 2012
geo: 
Knoxville , TN
United States
Tennessee US
Records Breached: 

1,000 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A former employee took paper documents with patient information without permission.  It is unclear if the former employee meant to use the information for fraud purposes.  Patient names, dates of clinic visits, dates for scheduled opiate addiction dosages, and the dosage amounts were in the paper documents.  The documents were recovered.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Associated Surveyors

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 12, 2012
geo: 
OK
United States
Oklahoma US
Extra Info: 

The city in which this breach occured was not reported.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

Owners of a mini-storage business discovered that Associated Surveyors had abandoned sensitive information.  The rent on the storage space had not been paid for over a year and Associated Surveyors and the items in the space were set to be auctioned off. The mini-storage owners decided to properly dispose of the documents in the unit when they found Social Security numbers, Social Security card applications, checks, bank account numbers, tax return forms, and copies of other documents with sensitive personal information.  

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Oregon State Hospital

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 24, 2012
geo: 
OR
United States
Oregon US
Extra Info: 

The city where the breach took place was not reported.

Records Breached: 

550 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

The theft of sensitive documents from an Oregon State Hospital supervisor's car resulted in the exposure of patient information.  On Friday, April 13, a printed list of 550 hospital patients that included names, treating physicians, hospital identification numbers, and geographic information was stolen. Additionally, progress notes for 20 patients were stolen that included patient dates of birth, diagnoses, and other information.  It is not clear if patients who visited either the Salem Oregon State Hospital or the Portland Oregon State Hospital were affected by the breach.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Sheppard Air Force Base

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 24, 2012
geo: 
Wichita Falls , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

721

I man found medical records stacked in a bag in a closet while checking for financial records in the home of his estranged wife. The records date from 2003 to 2007 and involve the information of patients of Sheppard Air Force Base's 82nd Medical Group.  Names, Social Security numbers, addresses, phone numbers, and in some cases, patient diagnoses were on the documents.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Warren County Iowa, Iowa Department of Human Services

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 12, 2012
geo: 
Indianola , IA
United States
Iowa US
Records Breached: 

3,000

Warren County residents had their names, Social Security numbers, addresses, phone numbers, and other information exposed.  A fire destroyed a Warren County human services office on December 4, 2011.  Records from the location that were due to be shredded were moved to a secure facility owned by warren County.  A county maintenance worker mistakenly moved a container full of the damaged sensitive records back to the destroyed building in early February of 2012.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Accurate Accounting

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 30, 2012
geo: 
Hesperia , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A member of law enforcement found a black canvas bag full of payroll files.  The bag may have been stolen or misplaced and carried worker names, Social Security numbers, and other personnel information related to taxes. Stacks of files were photographed behind Accurate Accounting. This led to the belief that the files had not been properly stored.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Physicians Automated Laboratory

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 24, 2012
geo: 
Bakersfield , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

745 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

An office burglary on or around March 26 resulted in the exposure of patient information.  Patient files containing names, phone numbers, dates of birth, addresses, and lab work were stolen from a laboratory. It is unclear why affected patients were not notified until two months after the incident.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

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