Colorado State University - Pueblo

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 21, 2012
geo: 
Pueblo , CO
United States
Colorado US
Records Breached: 

19,000 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A few students accidentally gained access to sensitive student files.  It is not clear if the files were physical or electronic.  The students notified school authorities immediately and the problem was fixed.  It is not clear what types of student information were exposed.  

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Acronis

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 9, 2012
geo: 
Woburn , MA
United States
Massachusetts US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A technical error caused a spreadsheet containing an unspecified number of email addresses and upgrade serial numbers to be indexed by search engines.  The email addresses from the spreadsheet were not accompanied with any personal information.  The spreadsheet was downloaded by 14 different IP addresses and the owners of those IP addresses were contacted.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Employee Benefits, Atlanta Police, MARTA Police, Atlanta Fire Department

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 13, 2012
geo: 
Atlanta , GA
United States
Georgia US
Records Breached: 

39

Two representatives of Employee Benefits attempted to gather sensitive information from employees of Atlanta Police, MARTA Police, and Atlanta fire department employees.  They visited several locations and offered upgraded insurance and benefits packages through AFLAC insurance.  Employee Benefits is a legitimate provider of insurance, but not of AFLAC insurance.  The representatives handed out business cards and their supervisor was called when a police lieutenant noticed that the representatives appeared to be frauds.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Forte Interactive, Children's Service Council of Palm Beach County, Ocean Reef Community Association

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 14, 2012
geo: 
West Palm Beach , FL
United States
Florida US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Information Forte Interactive inadvertently copied from web applications used by Children's Service Council and Ocean Reef Community accidentally became publicly accessible after a system upgrade.  Names, Social Security numbers, driver's license numbers, and dates of birth of individuals whose information was contained in the web portal or web portals was publicly accessible between December 7, 2011 and February 3, 2012. The issue was discovered on January 30, 2012.  

Source: 
Dataloss DB

University of Arizona (UA)

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 8, 2012
geo: 
Tucson , AZ
United States
Arizona US
Extra Info: 

Those with questions may call UA's incident contact line at 520-621-4746

Records Breached: 

7,700

A UA student ran a Google search and found her private information posted publicly.  The data belonged to several thousand people who had submitted their names and tax ID numbers to UA in order to receive payments or reimbursements.  Vendors, consultants, guest speakers, and UA students had their names and tax ID numbers exposed in February and early March.  Some people had their Social Security numbers exposed in lieu of tax ID numbers. The sensitive data was embedded within a larger set of files being transferred to the UA new financial system.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 13, 2012
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
New York US
Extra Info: 

Memorial Sloan-Kettering's statement about the breach is posted on their website and can be found here.

Records Breached: 

880 (Unknown number of SSNs)

A routine check for sensitive information by Memorial Sloan-Kettering revealed that a PowerPoint presentation that was posted on two medical professional websites in 2006 contained embedded private information.  The information included patient names, phone numbers, addresses, and in some cases, Social Security numbers.  Anyone who accessed and manipulated the PowerPoint presentation could have viewed the information that was used to create certain graphs.  A total of five PowerPoint files contained sensitive information.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Crafts Americana Group, Inc. (Knitpicks.com, ArtistsClub.com, ConnectingThreads.com)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 11, 2013
geo: 
Columbus , OH
United States
Ohio US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Customers who had credit card numbers on file after using them at Knitpicks.com, ArtistsClub.com, or ConnectingThreads.com may have had their information exposed.  A file on the Crafts Americana Group, Inc. servers was accessible for a period of time before being removed on January 25, 2013.  The file contained names, credit card numbers, addresses, and phone numbers.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Indiana University School of Optometry

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 11, 2011
geo: 
Bloomington , IN
United States
Indiana US
Records Breached: 

757 (No Social Security numbers or financial information reported)

Health information stored on a computer server was accidentally made available to the public online between August and September of 2011.  Patients who were seen by a former faculty member of the school were affected because of a configuration error that occurred on August 12.  The issue was discovered on September 9 and had been corrected by September 10.  Patients seen by a certain doctor between January of 2007 and June of 2011 at clinics in Carmel and Indianapolis, Indiana were affected.  Some hospital inpatients seen between August 2007 and August 2008 were also affected.

Source: 
Media

Western Connecticut State University

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 30, 2012
geo: 
Danbury , CT
United States
Connecticut US
Records Breached: 

235,000

A computer vulnerability allowed the information of students, student families, and other people affiliated with the University to be exposed. The records covered a 13 year period and included Social Security numbers.  High school students who had associations with the University may have had their SAT scores exposed as well.  The issue existed between April 2009 and September 2012.  

Source: 
Media

Jackson Health System, Jackson South Community Hospital

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 11, 2012
geo: 
Miami , FL
United States
Florida US
Records Breached: 

566 (No SSNs or financial information exposed)

Approximately 1,200 photo records of 566 patients were publicly posted on November 30.  The information was removed and two managers resigned as a result of the breach.

Source: 
Media

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