DebtStoppers USA, Robert J. Semrad and Associates

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 29, 2010
geo: 
Chicago , IL
United States
Illinois US
Extra Info: 

Documents from the Joilet office were involved

Records Breached: 

100

 

A tipster led to the discovery of hundreds of personal and financial documents in a trash bin outside the attorney's office. The documents included Social Security numbers, names, addresses, driver's license numbers, and signed debit card authorizations from clients.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Rockland town government

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 4, 2010
geo: 
Rockland , MA
United States
Massachusetts US
Records Breached: 

Hundreds (at least 200)

On July 23, canceled payroll checks with Social Security numbers and bank account numbers were lost when wind knocked them off of a recycling truck. Current and former employees of Rockland's government between 1992 and 2002 were affected.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Holyoke Medical Center, Caritas Carney Hospital, Milton Hospital, Milford Hospital

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 13, 2010
geo: 
Georgetown , MA
United States
Massachusetts US
Extra Info: 

At least 32,750 files were found at the Georgetown Transfer Station in Georgetown, MA. Holyoke Medical Center is located in Holyoke, MA. Carney Hospital is located in Dorchester, MA. Milton Hospital is located in Milton, MA. Milford Hospital is located in Milford, MA.

 

Records Breached: 

45,600

A large pile of medical records was found at Georgetown Transfer Station public dump. The reports contained names, addresses, diagnosis, Social Security numbers, and insurance information. A medical billing company known as Goldthwait Associates is believed to be responsible. The medical records are mostly from pathology patients served at the hospitals between 2007 and March of 2010.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

New York Urology Associates

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 30, 2010
geo: 
Cheektowaga , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Someone reported that medical papers were blowing around a parking lot. The documents had Social Security numbers, addresses, and names.

Source: 
NAID

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
Florida US
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

Massachusetts Secretary of State Office

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 6, 2010
geo: 
Boston , MA
United States
Massachusetts US
Records Breached: 

139,000

In an attempt to release public information from the Securities Division, the Massachusetts Secretary of State's office released the Social Security and driver's license information of 139,000 investment advisers registered with the state. The information was sent on a CD-ROM sent to IA Week, an investment industry publication.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Private Medical Practice

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 6, 2010
geo: 
Chino Hills , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

600 (0 reports of SSNs or financial information)

Confidential medical files were found in a dumpster near the medical office of the two doctors. The doctors were in the process of moving to a new location.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Fast Cash

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 7, 2010
geo: 
Knoxville , TN
United States
Tennessee US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Hundreds, maybe thousands, of documents with personal information were dumped behind a shopping center. The documents scattered around a dumpster behind the business listing Social Security numbers, names, addresses, bank account numbers and signatures.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Perinton Square Post Office

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 14, 2010
geo: 
Perinton , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 

20

A group of thieves was able to obtain letters from an outdoor mailbox. They used the information to forge around $75,000 worth of checks; and affected 20 victims.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Boulder Community Hospital, Family Medical Associates

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 30, 2010
geo: 
Lafayette , CO
United States
Colorado US
Records Breached: 

14

Anonymous letters were sent to at least 14 patients of the Family Medical Associates clinic in Lafayette.  The letters contained Social Security numbers, medical records, dates of birth and names.  The sender claimed that the clinic was improperly disposing patient personal information.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

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