Verizon


Location

New York, NY
United States
40° 42' 51.6708" N, 74° 0' 21.5028" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 12, 2005
geo: 
New York, NY
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A website flaw allowed customers to check the account details of other customers if they knew their phone numbers. Users' minutes and cell phone models could be viewed in this manner. This unintentional feature may have gone unnoticed for five years due to a glitch.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Broward County Records Division


Location

Fort Lauderdale, FL
United States
26° 7' 20.3088" N, 80° 8' 36.1644" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 10, 2006
geo: 
Fort Lauderdale, FL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Broward County public records with Social Security numbers, driver's license information and bank account details were made available online.  The information has been available online for several years.  A new statute that will require county recorders to remove Social Security numbers and financial information from public documents before posting documents online will take effect in 2007.  The sensitive information that has already been posted will eventually be removed.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Professional Transcription Company (PTC), Inc.


Location

Newark, NJ
United States
40° 44' 8.3652" N, 74° 10' 20.5212" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 10, 2010
geo: 
Newark, NJ
United States
Records Breached: 

1,744 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

Clinical reports with patient names, medical record numbers, hospital account numbers, physician names, dates of birth, diagnosis and other clinical information were accidentally placed on a website by PTC. It is possible that the reports were accessible from January 1 through September. PTC assists the Medical Center in transcribing dictated physician reports.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

JAX Federal Credit Union


Location

Jacksonville, FL
United States
30° 19' 55.8624" N, 81° 39' 20.3436" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 1, 2007
geo: 
Jacksonville, FL
United States
Records Breached: 

7,500

Auto loan mailing list information that was being transmitted to a printer was picked up by Google through the printer's website. Social Security numbers and account numbers were exposed. The information was supposed to be encrypted.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Duval Clerk of Courts


Location

Jacksonville, FL
United States
30° 19' 55.8624" N, 81° 39' 20.3436" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 8, 2011
geo: 
Jacksonville, FL
United States
Extra Info: 

People who want to check their information in the Duval system must go to http://www.duvalclerk.com, scroll to the bottom of the page, click "search court and official records", click "OnCore" and type in their name.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

Someone discovered sensitive information on the government website. Some Social Security numbers and bank account numbers were viewable. Records entered after and around 2002 are carefully checked for Social Security numbers and bank accounts, but some records prior to that time still contain sensitive information. The clerk's office removed sensitive information from several records after being notified of the problem.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

University of Missouri, Coventry Health Care


Location

Columbia, MO
United States
38° 57' 6.138" N, 92° 20' 2.6592" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 24, 2011
geo: 
Columbia, MO
United States
Records Breached: 

750 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A Coventry Health Care computer malfunction caused the names of University of Missouri health insurance program participants to be aligned with incorrect mailing addresses.  Names, member numbers and birth dates were on mailed documents like benefits statements, health services letters and new ID cards.  The erroneous mail was sent out to employees between January 6 and 10.  An employee notified the University on or around January 14.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Social Security Administration (SSA)


Location

Baltimore, MD
United States
39° 17' 25.386" N, 76° 36' 43.8804" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 14, 2011
geo: 
Baltimore, MD
United States
Records Breached: 

63,587

The Social Security numbers of living people were made available on the Social Security Administration's Death Master File.  This happened twice.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Walgreens.com


Location

Deerfield, IL
United States
42° 10' 16.0932" N, 87° 50' 40.2432" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 13, 2011
geo: 
Deerfield, IL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Walgreens customers saw the prescription information of other customers when they attempted to log into their accounts on the Walgreens.com site.  The website problem existed for at least two months and also allowed customers to see the phone numbers, names of prescribing doctors, names of medications, the amount the prescriptions were purchased for and the dates of the purchases. A customer alerted a local store to the problem, but had to contact the media when the problem persisted two months later.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Lincoln Financial Group, Lincoln National Life Insurance Company, Lincoln Life and Annuity Company of New York


Location

New York, NY
United States
40° 42' 51.6708" N, 74° 0' 21.5028" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 23, 2011
geo: 
New York, NY
United States
Records Breached: 

91,763

A programming error caused the names and Social Security numbers of current and former retirement plan enrollees to be accessible to unauthorized plan administrators.  The error had existed in the database's search function since October 2009.  A plan administrator notified Lincoln Financial Group of the issue on July 18.  

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Sitka Wellness Center, EMR4Doctors.com


Location

Sitka, AK
United States
57° 3' 11.0016" N, 135° 19' 48" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 23, 2011
geo: 
Sitka, AK
United States
Extra Info: 

Concerned patients may call (907) 747-2726.

Records Breached: 

566

A patient discovered their own personal information and that of 565 others online.  Patient names, Social Security numbers, addresses, and dates of birth were exposed.  A chiropractor from the Sitka Wellness Center claims that an electornic medical record software vendor known as EMR4Doctors.com stored the patient information for 9 months in 2008.  The company stopped doing business in 2009.  The information was removed from the Internet.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net
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