First Republic Bank

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 14, 2012
geo: 
San Francisco , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Sensitive information that may have been in the form of paper records was improperly disposed of on August 2.  Client names, account types, account numbers, tax payer identification numbers, and Social Security numbers may have been exposed.  

Source: 
California Attorney General

Restart Behavioral Health Care

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 2, 2012
geo: 
Greenville , NC
United States
North Carolina US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Sensitive paperwork was left in a publicly accessible dumpster after Restart Behavioral Health Care moved to a new location. Contact information and financial information such as email addresses, phone numbers, names, and check receipts could be found.  Social Security card information and Medicaid numbers were also in the dumpster.  A local news team contacted the owner of Restart.  He refused to comment on the situation, but demanded the return of the documents.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Sears Portrait Studio

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 23, 2012
geo: 
Trotwood , OH
United States
Ohio US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An interesting photo caught the attention of a man passing by a trash container.  The photo was among other photos, names, phone numbers, and receipts.  The records were tracked to Sears Portrait Studio and the man eventually contacted the local media after failing to get a response from the company.  Sears responded to media inquiries and claimed that this was an unusual incident that was against company policy.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 7, 2012
geo: 
Lodi , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

100

A payment drop box was broken into sometime during the weekend of March 5. Customers who used the box around that time may have had their banking institution information, check account numbers, addresses, names, phone numbers, and driver's license numbers stolen.  PG&E will change the account numbers and passwords of customers who had their information stolen.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Indiana University Medical Group

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 12, 2012
geo: 
Indianapolis , IN
United States
Indiana US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A concerned citizen found a box of sensitive medical documents in a dumpster and contacted a local news team.  The box contained hundreds of documents that included copies of driver's licenses, prescriptions, signatures, and other patient information.  The box was removed by Indiana University Medical Group before investigators arrived.  Indiana University Medical Group claimed that the information was accidentally discarded rather than shredded. The documents were properly disposed after being collected.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals (TJUH)

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 10, 2012
geo: 
Philadelphia , PA
United States
Pennsylvania US
Extra Info: 

Affected patients may call (877)-309-0186.

Records Breached: 

600

Law enforcement informed TJUH management that sensitive documents had been recovered during an investigation.  Radiology registration documents with patient names, Social Security numbers, addresses, home phone numbers, work phone numbers, dates of birth, TJUH account numbers, TJUH medical record numbers, insurance information, emergency contact information, and special radiology studies performed had been stolen from TJUH.  It is unclear when the theft occurred.  Patients who received services between February 4 and March 22, 2005 were affected.  

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

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

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