Midas International Corporation


Location

Itasca, IL
United States
41° 58' 30.1044" N, 88° 0' 26.2476" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 11, 2007
geo: 
Itasca, IL
United States
Records Breached: 

546

Two emails were sent to a group of Company employees. They contained an attachment with the names, Social Security numbers, addresses, dates of birth, job titles and pay rates of all employees. Some of the email recipients had authorization to view the information, but most did not.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Marsh U.S. Consumer, Seabury and Smith, ITT Corporation


Location

Tulsa, OK
United States
36° 9' 14.3352" N, 95° 59' 33.99" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 6, 2011
geo: 
Tulsa, OK
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Some ITT Corporation employees may have been able to view unencrypted personal information of other ITT employees when accessing an ITT website serviced by Marsh U.S. Consumer. The incident resulted from a programming issue and occurred from November 1 through November 8. Employees and their spouses may have had their Social Security numbers and medical history information exposed. Marsh U.S. Consumer is a service of Seabury and Smith. At least nine New Hampshire residents were affected by the breach, but the total number of individuals affected nationwide was not revealed.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

CMP Advanced Mechanical Solutions


Location

Binghampton, NY
United States
42° 37' 29.5104" N, 73° 46' 7.9968" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 7, 2008
geo: 
Binghampton, NY
United States
Records Breached: 

202

The personal information of employees was placed on a shared Company drive. The files were accessible to all employees who had a computer between August 2007 and November 2007. The breach occurred when payroll files were transferred to human resources and a copy of the data files was inadvertently left on a shared drive.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Bloomfield Hills School District


Location

Bloomfield, MI
United States
42° 34' 32.0412" N, 83° 16' 20.6796" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 22, 2011
geo: 
Bloomfield, MI
United States
Records Breached: 

321

An Excel document with the names and Social Security numbers of 321 staff personnel was sent to two parents. Only limited information of staff with salaries of $100,000 or more should have been disclosed. The two parents are upset that they were named in the notification since they played no part in the District's mistake.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Teachers Retirement System of Texas


Location

Austin, TX
United States
30° 16' 1.7508" N, 97° 44' 35.0196" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 17, 2011
geo: 
Austin, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A breach of the Teachers Retirement System (TRS) of Texas has been discovered.  A retired principal learned that the TRS had mailed an envelope to her bank.  Due to the window-style of the envelope, her personal information was clearly visible through the TRS envelope.  The number of people affected by TRS's practice is unknown.  TRS changed their procedures so that content cannot be seen from the outside of the envelope.  TRS also plans to take the sensitive information off of letters in the future.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Yale University


Location

New Haven, CT
United States
41° 18' 29.3508" N, 72° 55' 41.3688" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 17, 2011
geo: 
New Haven, CT
United States
Records Breached: 

43,000

A computer file containing the names and Social Security numbers of former faculty, staff and students was accidentally made accessible online.  The file contained information from 1999 and could be located through a Google search for 10 months.  A change in Google's search engine made the file accessible from September 2010 to July 1, 2011.  A person who performed a Google search on his name discovered the breach on June 30.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Mid Continent Credit Servies, Inc. (Blue Sky Credit), BrickWire LLC


Location

Lawrence, KS
United States
38° 58' 18.0084" N, 95° 14' 6.9" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 4, 2011
geo: 
Lawrence, KS
United States
Extra Info: 

Those with questions may call 785-505-4945 or email lmhcompllance@lmh.org.

Records Breached: 

10,000

A breach of a website hosted by BrickWire LLC resulted in the exposure of patient names, phone numbers, email addresses, health care providers, payment amounts, dates of payment, credit card information and checking account information.  Lawrence Memorial Hospital's vendor Blue Sky Credit used BrickWire LLC for the online bill-pay service offered to Lawrence Memorial's patients.  The personal and financial information of patients who paid through the website was accidentally made available on the Internet between September 20, 2011 and October 28, 2011. 

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

MDwise


Location

Indianapolis, IN
United States
39° 46' 6.6576" N, 86° 9' 29.0664" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 11, 2012
geo: 
Indianapolis, IN
United States
Extra Info: 

People with Healthy Indiana Plan, Care Select, or Hoosier Healthwise memberships may have been affected.

Records Breached: 

2,700 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

An upgrade of MDwise's customer record computer system in February 2011 resulted in the leak of records from several organizations.  Anyone searching by name could have accessed the information online.  Members of Healthy Indiana Plan, Care Select, and Hoosier Healthwise may have had their names, addresses, Medicaid numbers, and doctors' names and addresses exposed online.  Administrators corrected the error as soon as it was detected.  

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

University of North Carolina at Charlotte


Location

Charlotte, NC
United States
35° 13' 37.5132" N, 80° 50' 35.2572" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 15, 2012
geo: 
Charlotte, NC
United States
Extra Info: 

UNC-Charlotte will post information about the breach here.  Those with questions may also call (855) 205-6937.

Records Breached: 

350,000

An online security breach occurred at the UNC-Charlotte campus and was discovered on January 31.  It is unclear how much information could have been accessed. The number of people affected was not revealed.  An email alert was sent to students and staff on February 15 in order to inform them that a "potentially significant data exposure of its Information Systems" had occurred.  The University also stated that it had corrected the known issues related to the breach.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Wayne County


Location

Detroit, MI
United States
42° 19' 53.1372" N, 83° 2' 44.7144" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 21, 2012
geo: 
Detroit, MI
United States
Records Breached: 

1,000

An employee of Wayne County's personnel department accidentally sent an email with a sensitive attachment.  People who were members of AFSCME Locals 25, 409, 1659, and 3309 received an email about health insurance with employee names, ID numbers, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, addresses, and other information available in an attached file.  The mistake was noticed immediately and a follow-up email was sent with instructions to destroy the previous email.

Source: 
Databreaches.net
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