Eastern Illinois University

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 9, 2011
geo: 
Las Vegas , NV
United States
Nevada US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Partially-shredded personnel records were dumped alongside a roadside. Names and Social Security numbers from University employees employed during 2002 were exposed.

A student employee from the Records Management Office had taken two bags of personnel documents for use in a prank.  Both bags were eventually found. 

Source: 
Databreaches.net

HarborOne Credit Union

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 20, 2011
geo: 
Records Breached: 

800

A courier was attacked on May 9.  The attacker managed to steal the courier's bag and its contents. The transaction records of 800 bank customers were exposed.  The information was from May 5 transactions and includes names, addresses, account numbers and any other information on checks processed at the bank.  Although a suspect was apprehended, the bag was not found. HarborOne flagged the accounts of customers who may have been affected by the incident.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Domino's Pizza, KB Pizza

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 12, 2011
geo: 
Fishers , IN
United States
Indiana US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A woman looking for coupons in a grocery store dumpster found folders of hundreds of employment applications.  Insurance information, copies of Social Security cards, driver's licenses and birth certificates were left in the dumpster along with typical information found in employee records.  The information was from employees who worked for KB Pizza and the Domino's Pizza stores that were at one time owned by KB Pizza.  Neither Domino's nor KB know what caused the information to end up in the dumpster.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

TRICARE Management Activity

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 21, 2011
geo: 
Aurora , CO
United States
Colorado US
Records Breached: 

4,500 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

Paper records with sensitive information were stolen on June 25, 2010.  The types of information the paper records contained was not revealed.  The breach does not appear to have been disclosed until May of 2011.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Comfort Dental Offices

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 19, 2011
geo: 
Indianapolis , IN
United States
Indiana US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Someone broke into a storage barn on or around Monday, May 16 and took some of its contents.  The thief took a bike and may have taken medical records as well.  There were several years worth of medical records from dental patients of Comfort Dental.  Unfortunately, the owner had not properly secured the barn and could not determine how many records were taken.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Tax Matters

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 1, 2011
geo: 
El Paso , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Someone noticed that thousands of intact personal documents had been dumped in an unsealed dumpster.  He called a local news crew and they came to recover and store the documents.  The personal documents included applications, resumes, check books, federal income tax forms, and even patient diagnosis forms.  The information covered a period between 2003 and 2007.  A new employee of Tax Matters dumped the documents without shredding them.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Killeen Independent School District (KISD)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 26, 2011
geo: 
Killeen , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

58

A man found student documents near a freeway. A list of student names and their Social Security numbers was found; but it is unclear if teacher evaluations and grade books were also found. KISD said that there were no specific policies for shredding confidential KISD information.

UPDATE (4/13/2011):  Notification letters were sent to the homes of 58 students. The Social Security numbers of those students may have been exposed.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Lone Star Business Solutions

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 22, 2011
geo: 
Wichita , KS
United States
Kansas US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Thousands of personnel documents were found in a dumpster.  W-4 forms, employment applications, and other employee documents were found by the news team FactFinder 12.  Social Security numbers, addresses, and phone numbers of people across the country were exposed.  It appears that the files were dumped because the office was closing.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

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
Maryland US
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
Missouri US
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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