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

LA Boxing

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 27, 2011
geo: 
Ahwatukee , AZ
United States
Arizona US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Someone threw out hundreds of customer documents after the local LA Boxing was taken over by corporate.  The documents were found and reported by someone who witnessed another person going through the dumpster.  Names, addresses, credit card numbers and account numbers of people who were once gym members were left in a dumpster.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Indiana Regional Medical Center

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 3, 2011
geo: 
Indiana , PA
United States
Pennsylvania US
Records Breached: 

500 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A former employee stole more than 500 patient records for the purpose of using them as evidence in a legal dispute with a physician.  The theft occurred in September of 2010 and included the medical information of three or four patients, as well as administrative information related to hundreds of other patients.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Private Dental Practice

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 11, 2011
geo: 
Longmont , CO
United States
Colorado US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

On April 10, a man looking for scrap metal found a stack of patient records from a dental office. The man reported the incident to local news because of the sensitive nature of the information on the documents. The old records were meant to be shredded, but a new office assistant may have accidentally placed them in the trash instead.  Names, Social Security numbers and other information were exposed.  The dentist immediately responded to the breach after being notified of the mistake.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

V.A. Medical Center

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 8, 2011
geo: 
Aiken , SC
United States
South Carolina US
Extra Info: 

Please call (706) 729-5893 for more information.

Records Breached: 

2,600

A V.A. employee may have thrown the personal information of over 2,600 veterans into the trash. The breach was originally discovered over a month before the official notification and reported by a news channel. The V.A. admitted that appointment records with Social Security numbers, dates of birth and other information were accidentally thrown into the trash instead of being shredded. The records were from January 2010 through January 2011.  All veterans from that period were contacted, but not all were affected.

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

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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