St. Elizabeth's Medical Center

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 9, 2012
geo: 
Boston , MA
United States
Records Breached: 

6,831

St. Elizabeth's Medical Center became aware of sensitive paperwork that was found exposed miles away from the medical center's Brighton campus.  St. Elizabeth's immediately sent someone to recover the documents.  It is unclear how the documents ended up in the area and a vendor may have been the source of the breach.  The types of information exposed were not revealed.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Cardinal Fitness

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 9, 2012
geo: 
Indianapolis , IN
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Receipts, credit card numbers, addresses, phone numbers, and other information were found in an easily accessible dumpster that sat outside the closed fitness center.  A local news station was contacted and followed up on the story.  The dumpster was removed, but it is unclear if the documents were properly disposed. The news story received attention from the attorney general's office and Cardinal Fitness may now face a fine of up to $305,000 for dumping the information.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Employ Bridge (Staffing Solutions), Tempo Real Estate Corporation

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 9, 2012
geo: 
Atlanta , GA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Thousands of personal documents were found in a recycling dumpster.  The documents likely contained employment information such as full names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, and work histories. They were taken from an office in Alpharetta without the company's knowledge or permission.  A landlord with Temp Real Estate Corporation sent a cleaning crew to clean out the office after incorrectly believing Employ Bridge's lease had expired. 

Source: 
Media

Doshi Diagnostic Center

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 15, 2012
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Sensitive documents were placed in public trash bags.  The bags were opened and the documents were found scattered across a sidewalk.  Confidential patient records which included names, Social Security numbers, unemployment compensation records, copies of benefits cards, and other patient personal information were exposed. Patients dating back to 2006 were affected. 

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.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
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

North Carolina Department of Correction

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 7, 2007
geo: 
Raleigh , NC
United States
Records Breached: 

16 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

Paper documents with sensitive information were thrown into the trash and may have been recovered by an inmate working as a janitor.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Private Accounting Practice

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 22, 2008
geo: 
Fort Myers , FL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Tax documents discovered in a dumpster contained customer names and Social Security numbers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

KMax Systems

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 2, 2010
geo: 
Kissimmee , FL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A box of job applications was thrown out by a new manager.  Someone found the applications and showed them to another person who then contacted some of the applicants.  Addresses, Social Security numbers, driver's license numbers, names, phone numbers and other information typical of an employment application were exposed.  Some of the applications also had questionable interview comments that seemed irrelevant to the selection process.

Source: 
Media

International Union of Operating Engineers Health and Welfare Fund, Zenith Administrators, Inc.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 14, 2011
geo: 
Baltimore , MD
United States
Records Breached: 

800 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

Papers pertaining to Union's employee benefits program were stolen from Zenith's office on November 3. Zenith administers the benefits program. The papers contained health information.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

U.S. Postal Service

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 19, 2011
geo: 
St. Louis , MO
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The back door of a contractor truck popped open during its journey between a St. Louis distribution center and Memphis, Tennessee. Hundreds of pieces of U.S. mail were scattered across 70 miles of highway.  A recovery effort was launched by police officers and postal workers within 24 hours. Most of the mail included statements and bills that were headed for the West Coast.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

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