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

Piedmont Behavioral Healthcare (PBH), Alamance-Caswell LME (AC LME)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 25, 2012
geo: 
Concord , NC
United States
Records Breached: 

50,000

A miscommunication caused AC LME to lose access to servers containing sensitive health information.  An Alamance County employee mistakenly changed a lock on the facility that housed data servers for AC LME.  It appears that AC LME forgot to inform the county that AC LME was extending a contract for server maintenance.  Former consumers of AC LME, including those who became PBH consumers on October 1, 2011, may have had their personal health information stored on these servers.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

University of Florida

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 22, 2012
geo: 
Gainesville , FL
United States
Records Breached: 

719

People who had an unclaimed check or refund from the University of Florida had their Social Security numbers posted on Florida's Unclaimed Property website.  The information had been posted in July of 2005 and is from debts prior to that time, but had been posted through January 12, 2012.  The University submitted its Annual Unclaimed Property Report to the Florida State Department of Financial Services.  The state accidentally posted the Social Security numbers in addition to the usual information.  The University of Florida was the only entity affected by the mistake.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Humboldt State University

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 14, 2012
geo: 
Arcata , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

5,700

The personal information of students was accidentally sent in an email attachment as a response to a request for data.  The mistake was noticed immediately and all copies of the file were removed from the system of the party requesting data.  Student names, addresses, and Social Security numbers were exposed. Humboldt State University warned students to be vigilant about phishing, but stated that it is unlikely the data was misused.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Brigham Young University (BYU)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 13, 2012
geo: 
Provo , UT
United States
Records Breached: 

1,300 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A staff member of the University Advisement Center at BYU accidentally included a complete list of international student names, email addresses, phone numbers, and student ID numbers in an email notification about a career workshop.  BYU immediately apologized for the error and noted that all of the student information except for student ID numbers could easily be found in the BYU directory.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Medco Health Solutions, Inc.

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 22, 2012
geo: 
Willingboro , NJ
United States
Extra Info: 

The location of the breach is listed as Medco's main office in New Jersey.

Records Breached: 

1,287 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

The unauthorized disclosure of paper records on November 30, 2011 may have resulted in the exposure of protected health information.  

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

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

Delta Dental

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

11,646 (no SSNs or financial information reported)

The unauthorized disclosure of paper records sometime around December 22, 2011 may have resulted in the exposure of protected health information.  

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

IndyMac Bank, IndyMac Resources, Inc.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 19, 2012
geo: 
Dallas , TX
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A security company searching the web for sensitive data uncovered personally identifiable information from IndyMac Bank and Indy Mac Resources employees, and possibly others associated with the firms.  IndyMac Bank failed sometime around July of 2008.  The information is related to IndyMac employee pension benefits analysis and appears to have been placed on a public web server by an employee of a contractor for IndyMac.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 19, 2012
geo: 
Oakland , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

30,000

Someone purchased a hard drive in September of 2011 and immediately notified law enforcement that it contained confidential information.  The external hard drive did not come from a Kaiser Permanente office.  It contained employee data that was as recent as 2009.  Current and former employees may have had their names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, and addresses exposed. There is no evidence that the information from the hard drive was used for illegal purposes as of March of 2012.

Source: 
California Attorney General

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