Franklin's Budget Car Sales, Inc.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 9, 2012
geo: 
Statesboro , GA
United States
Georgia US
Records Breached: 

95,000

The FTC fined Franklin's Budget Car Sales for compromising consumers' personal information by allowing peer-to-peer software to be installed on its network.  Any computers that were connected to the peer-to-peer network could have accessed Franklin's network of consumer names, Social Security numbers, addresses, dates of birth, and driver's license numbers.  The FTC claimed that Franklin's failed to assess risks to the consumer information it collected and stored online and failed to adopt policies to prevent or limit unauthorized disclosure of information.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

EPN, Inc.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 9, 2012
geo: 
Provo , UT
United States
Utah US
Records Breached: 

3,800

The FTC has fined EPN, Inc. for failing to implement reasonable security measures. The agency charged that the company did not have an appropriate information security plan, failed to assess risks to the consumer information it stored, did not adequately train employees, did not use reasonable measures to enforce compliance with its security policies, and did not use reasonable methods to prevent, detect and investigate unauthorized access to personal information on its networks.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Tarpon Springs High School

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 9, 2012
geo: 
Tarpon Springs , FL
United States
Florida US
Records Breached: 

400

A guidance counselor accidentally sent an attachment with sensitive information to students via email.  The email was sent to members of the senior class and the attachment contained the names and student ID numbers of seniors.  Student Social Security numbers were used as student ID numbers in most cases.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

University of Virginia

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 6, 2012
geo: 
Charlottesville , VA
United States
Virginia US
Records Breached: 

300 (Unknown number of SSNs)

Between 300 and 350 transcripts from Summer Language Institute applicants were accessible through the University of Virginia website.  The human error was discovered when a student searched Google for an image of himself.  Students who applied to the University's program within the last two years may have had their names, transcript information, and Social Security numbers exposed.  Technology experts at the University blocked public access to the information and asked Google to remove its cache of the sensitive pages on June 5, 2012.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Investacorp, Inc.

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 29, 2012
geo: 
Miami , FL
United States
Florida US
Extra Info: 

MML Investors Services LLC, First Rate Investment Systems, and Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) were affected by the breach.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

A vendor of the broker-dealer, National Financial Services (NFS), used by Investacorp was involved in a data security breach.  On or around March 12, 2012, Investacorp learned that an NFS vendor had inadvertently shared electronic files with another federally regulated broker-dealer that also uses NFS's services.  The incident occurred on November 29, 2011 and was first noticed on February 13, 2012. The information included client names, Social Security numbers, and certain types of account data.

Source: 
California Attorney General

University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Health System

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 24, 2012
geo: 
Los Angeles , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The UCLA Health System placed an audit report on billing practices online in May.  It was later discovered that an employee had accidentally attached information containing the first name, last name, and five-digit billing code related to at least one patient's emergency department visit in May of 2011.  It is unclear how many people were affected and if others may have had additional information exposed.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Florida Department of Children and Families

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 2, 2012
geo: 
Tallahassee , FL
United States
Florida US
Records Breached: 

100,000

The information of Florida child care workers was placed on a state website.  The information was not password protected and could have been found through an internet search. An unnamed vendor working for the state of Florida was responsible for placing the information online.  Florida daycare workers may have had their dates of birth, names, and Social Security numbers exposed. It is not clear how long the information was exposed.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

First Data Corporation

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 11, 2012
geo: 
Atlanta , GA
United States
Georgia US
Records Breached: 

15,399

On April 25, 2012, First Data learned that certain limited personal information about approximately 108,500 merchants who currently process with First Data or who applied for processing services had been shared outside of the company. The names, addresses, and Social Security numbers of merchants who submitted applications to First Data for merchant processing services were purposely disclosed to an outside party in January and February of 2012.  First Data later discovered that this action was not clearly permitted in some merchant contracts.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Office of the Texas Attorney General

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 27, 2012
geo: 
Austin , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

6.5 million

Lawyers responsible for challenging a voter ID law in Texas requested the Texas voter database for analysis.  The Texas Attorney General's office released encrypted discs with the personal records of 13 million Texas voters, but half still contained Social Security numbers.  A state police officer was dispatched to New York, Washington D.C., and Boston to retrieve the encrypted discs when the opposing lawyers revealed that a mistake had occurred.

Source: 
Media

Volunteer State Community College

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 30, 2012
geo: 
Gallatin , TN
United States
Tennessee US
Extra Info: 

Those with questions may call (615) 230-3390.

Records Breached: 

14,000

The University became aware of an unintended disclosure.  Files with the information of current and former faculty and former students were placed on a web server that was not secure.  The information could have been accessed anytime between 2008 and the discovery of the error.  Names and Social Security numbers were exposed.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

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