University of Florida

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 6, 2010
geo: 
Gainesville , FL
United States
Records Breached: 

2,047

Social Security numbers or Medicaid identification numbers were shared with a telephone survey company and included on address labels sent out to request research participation.  The letters were sent through the U.S. Postal Service on May 24th and the issue was discovered on June 6th. 

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Emily Morgan Hotel

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 9, 2010
geo: 
San Antonio , TX
United States
Records Breached: 

17,000

Identity thieves obtained stacks of credit card receipts from one of the hotel's storage rooms in 2006.  Hundreds of thousands of dollars in fraudulent charges were then made in three different states.  Investigators first became aware of a large identity theft issue in the area during the beginning of 2009.

UPDATE (12/4/2010): The ringleader pleaded guilty to ID theft fraud conspiracy, access device fraud and conspiracy to launder money. Seven other co-conspirators have been identified.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Cornerstone

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 2, 2010
geo: 
Nashville , TN
United States
Records Breached: 

1,537

According to Cornerstone: "During the weekend of April 30th, 2010, flood waters broke windows of our administrative office for School-Based Services... As a result of the unprecedented flooding that occurred, some clinical record information, along with name, Centerstone ID#, Social Security number, and date of birth, may have been removed from the building by flood waters."

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Private Dental Practice

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 15, 2010
geo: 
Barstow , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An anonymous tipster called the Sheriff's Department and reported unattended boxes of personal records outside the dental office. The boxes contained patient records from the early 1990's to the present. These records numbered in the hundreds and had personal information such as Social Security numbers, names, birth dates, credit card numbers, and addresses. The Sheriff's Department destroyed the records and warned patients of dentists Lee, Sang H. Yoon and Patricia Patterson.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Carle Clinic Association

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 14, 2010
geo: 
Urbana , IL
United States
Records Breached: 

1,300 (no SSNs or financial information reported)

An impostor posing as a representative of the organization's recycling service removed several barrels of purged x-ray films and film jackets. The health information included approximately 1,300 patient names, dates of birth, gender, clinic medical numbers, internal accession numbers, site locations, physician or provider names, and internal provider numbers.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 14, 2010
geo: 
Chicago , IL
United States
Records Breached: 

15,000 (0 SSNs and financial information reported)

An error in the quarterly address update process resulted in the mailing of approximately 15,000 individuals' protected health information to incorrect addresses. The information in the letters included demographic information, explanation of benefits, clinical information, and diagnoses. The returned mail was collected and the organization verified whether or not it had been delivered.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

VHS Genesis Lab

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 14, 2010
geo: 
Berwyn , IL
United States
Records Breached: 

500 (No SSNs or financial information involved)

Over 500 client invoices went missing. It does not appear that the month's worth of invoices were mailed. They contained health information such as names, dates of birth, and medical testing information.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

LV Financial Services

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 19, 2010
geo: 
Orlando , FL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Dozens of boxes of files from medical offices that hired LV to collect unpaid bills were found in an Orlando public dumpster. The files contained names, addresses, Social Security numbers, driver's license copies and credit reports. The collection agency went out of business in 2005 and the location of the files prior to this incident is unknown.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Butler County Department of Job and Family Services

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 13, 2010
geo: 
Middle , OH
United States
Records Breached: 

10,600

The Agency learned in 2008 that confidential records were being left in public dumpsters without being shredded.  Documents from Medicaid, Food Stamps, Ohio Works First, and child care programs included information such as Social Security number, name, address, phone number and pay stub.  The agency failed to notify those who were affected.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Middle Township Municipal Hall

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 12, 2010
geo: 
Middle Township , NJ
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Personal information from Municipal Hall was found in a public dumpster. The information was not shredded and included police reports, Social Security numbers, home addresses, telephone numbers, names, and tax records. The improper disposal of information continued after the first dumpster discovery.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

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