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

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
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

City of Rye

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 13, 2012
geo: 
Rye , NY
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An unknown number of employee Social Security numbers were mistakenly disclosed after the City responded to a Freedom of Information law request.  The Social Security numbers were included along with payroll data to the entity that requested the information.  City officials verified that the information would not be passed on after the breach was discovered.

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

New York State Electric & Gas (NYSEG), Rochester Gas and Electric (RG&E), Iberdrola USA

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 24, 2012
geo: 
Rochester , NY
United States
Extra Info: 

Affected customers may call 1-877-736-4495. More information can be found on the websites of the companies www.nyseg.com and www.rge.com.

Records Breached: 

878,000 NYSEG customers and 367,000 RG&E customers

An employee at a software development consulting firm that was contracted by Iberdrola USA, the parent company of both NYSEG and RG&E, allowed the information systems of clients to be accessed by an unauthorized party.  Customer Social Security numbers, birth dates, and in some cases, financial institution account numbers were exposed.  A total of 878,000 NYSEG customers and 367,000 RG&E electricity customers were affected.  An unknown number of additional customers from both companies who signed up for gas services, but not electricity services were also affected.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

RJL Insurance Services, LLC, RJL Wealth Management

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

Unknown

RJL Insurance Services became aware of a vulnerability in its computer network that may have resulted in the exposure of some electronic files.  The information was secured, but some RJL files were accessible for a period of two weeks in late September and early October of 2011.  Client names, Social Security numbers, driver's license numbers, and medical conditions may have been exposed.  

Source: 
California Attorney General

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