Department of Medical Assistance Services, Affiliated Computer Services (ACS), Inc.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 22, 2012
geo: 
Richmond , VA
United States
Records Breached: 

1,444 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

The unauthorized disclosure of paper records may have resulted in the exposure of the protected health information of people associated with Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS). The incident related to DMAS's relationship with Affiliated Computer Services (ACS) and occurred sometime between November 2, 2011 and November 16, 2011. 

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

University of Alabama

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 2, 2011
geo: 
Tuscaloosa , AL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

On October 26, students who had at least one failing midterm grade during the Fall 2011 semester received an email from the office of the assistant dean of students.  The email, which informed students of their grade, was not blind copied.  Each email recipient could see the email addresses of other students who received the email.  No other information was exposed.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Motorola Mobility, Inc.

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 3, 2012
geo: 
Libertyville , IL
United States
Extra Info: 

Customers who purchased a refurbished Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi tablet from Woot.com between October and December 2011 are encouraged to visit motorola.com/xoomreturn or to call Motorola Mobility Customer Support at 1-800-734-5870 (Option 1) in order to determine if their tablet is affected.

Records Breached: 

100 (Unknown number of financial records and SSNs involved)

Approximately 100 out of a batch of 6,200 refurbished Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi tablets were sent to new customers without being completely wiped by Motorola.  The affected tablets were resold by Woot.com between October and December 2011.  Previous owners may have stored user names, passwords, email addresses, videos, photographs, and documents on the tablets.  There is also a possibility that any password-protected sites and applications could be accessed by people who bought the device refurbished.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Valencia College

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 7, 2012
geo: 
Orlando , FL
United States
Records Breached: 

9,000 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

An Excel spreadsheet with student names, addresses, dates of birth, and college ID's was listed online on a password-protected website.  The password protection eventually expired and anyone could access the information online.  Valencia College hired an unnamed contractor to create a custom page for prospective students to communicate with the college.  The contractor then hired an unnamed sub-contractor to work on some of the website.The breach can be linked to that unnamed sub-contractor.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Molina Healthcare of California

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 6, 2012
geo: 
Long Beach , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

11,081 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

An unauthorized disclosure of paper documents occurred on January 31, 2011.  The breach may have affected records that date from September 23, 2009 through October 18, 2011. No further details are available.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Sequoia Hospital, Towers Watson

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 27, 2012
geo: 
San Mateo , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

391

An employee of Towers Watson posted unspecified personal information of current and former Sequoia Hospital employees online in October of 2007.  Towers Watson is a Sequoia Hospital contractor.  The types of information that were posted were not disclosed, but full names and Social Security numbers were included.  The information remained online until December 2 of 2011.  

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Naperville Unit District 203

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 28, 2012
geo: 
Naperville , IL
United States
Records Breached: 

101 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

The report cards of 101 high school students were accidentally sent to the person listed as their emergency contact.  A vendor made an unauthorized change to the computer program that generates report cards.  If a parent had a high school student attending the district and was listed as an emergency contact for another high school student, then they received two report cards.  Parent names were listed on the report cards of each student, but parents listed as emergency contacts mistakenly received the report cards anyway. No Social Security numbers were exposed.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Security Savings Systems, Inc.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 3, 2012
geo: 
New Cumberland , PA
United States
Records Breached: 

2,038

A printing error caused thousands of taxpayers to receive 1099-G forms from 2011 with the Social Security number and tax refund of another taxpayer.  The mistake occurred because the company was trying to conserve paper.  The forms were supposed to be cut below a certain point, but the bottom half remained attached.  

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (MetLife) of Connecticut

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 24, 2012
geo: 
Bloomfield , CT
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

in November of 2009, a customer discovered that spreadsheet with current and former MetLife customer information had been posted online.  MetLife corrected the problem after being notified by the customer and provided two years of credit monitoring and identity theft insurance to customers who had been affected by the breach.  The type of information exposed in the spreadsheet and the length of time it was available online were not revealed.  

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Wakulla County School Board

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 10, 2011
geo: 
Crawfordville , FL
United States
Records Breached: 

2,400

The information of 2,400 students in grades four through ten was accidentally posted online.  A parent discovered the breach after searching their child's name.  The student's FCAT scores and Social Security number appeared on a public site.  The cause of the unintended disclosure was not reported.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

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