Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 6, 2012
geo: 
Steamboat Springs , CO
United States
Colorado US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A former employee received W-2 information of current and former employees.  Names, Social Security numbers, addresses, payroll information, and other W-2 information were accidentally emailed to the former employee.  The former employee immediately notified the human resources department and confirmed that the information had not been mishandled.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Wisconsin Department of Revenue

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 24, 2012
geo: 
Madison , WI
United States
Wisconsin US
Records Breached: 

110,795

An annual sales report contained the Social Security and tax identification numbers of people and businesses who sold property in Wisconsin in 2011.  The report was available online between April 5, 2012 and July 23, 2012 and meant for real estate professionals.  The report was accessed a total of 138 times before being taken down.  Sensitive seller information was in an an embedded file included in an Microsoft Access file which showed sales data.

Source: 
Media

New York State Comptroller's Office, New York State Assembly

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 13, 2012
geo: 
Albany , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 

300

The New York state Comptroller's Office accidentally released the personal information of over 300 current and former state lawmakers and their staff.  The information was intended to fulfill a reporter's request for per diem payments collected by lawmakers.  The information was posted in a spreadsheet online. The Social Security numbers were accessible on hidden pages within the spreadsheet; though they were initially believed to be hidden from public view. The private information was available for less than a day.

Source: 
Media

Department of Health and Human Services Maine

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 19, 2012
geo: 
Augusta , ME
United States
Maine US
Records Breached: 

79

A computer system glitch caused the personal information of public assistance applicants to be sent to random addresses in the department's system.  The error occurred in December, but was not noticed until June.  Multiple rounds of forms had been mailed out by that time.  A total of 31 forms contained the Social Security numbers, bank account numbers, and other information of 79 household members.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 13, 2012
geo: 
Brooklyn , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Mail packages containing the beneficiary statements of certain shareholders for the year of 2011 were mailed to incorrect addresses on April 2, 2012.  The statements contained names, tax identification numbers of the intended shareholders, and addresses.  Shareholders of a single, unnamed issuer that used American Stock Transfer as a sub-transfer agent most likely had their information mailed to a different shareholder than the shareholder listed on the beneficiary statement.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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

Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 29, 2013
geo: 
Portland , OR
United States
Oregon US
Records Breached: 

3,000 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

Patient data could have been accessed due to a storage error.  The information of patients admitted between January 2011 and July 3 of 2013 was placed on Google's cloud computing system.  The information was password-protected, but could have still been used for promotional and other purposes because OHSU does not have a contract with Google.  OSHU removed the information from the cloud.

Source: 
Media

comScore

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 12, 2013
geo: 
Reston
United States
US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Two comScore panelists filed a lawsuit in August of 2011 after downloading comScore software.  Allegedly, comScore collected and sold consumers' Social Security numbers, credit card numbers, financial information, retail transactions, and other personal information.  The action may have violated the Stored Communications Act, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, the Electronics Communications Privacy Act, and the Illinois Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Practices act. The lawsuit might cover tens of millions of people who have downloaded comScore software since 2005.

Source: 
Media

comScore

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 12, 2013
geo: 
Reston , VA
United States
Virginia US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Two comScore panelists filed a lawsuit in August of 2011 after downloading comScore software.  Allegedly, comScore collected and sold consumers' Social Security numbers, credit card numbers, financial information, retail transactions, and other personal information.  The action may have violated the Stored Communications Act, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, the Electronics Communications Privacy Act, and the Illinois Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Practices act. The lawsuit might cover tens of millions of people who have downloaded comScore software since 2005.

Source: 
Media

Florida Department of Health

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 14, 2013
geo: 
Tallahassee
Florida
United States
US
Records Breached: 

3,300 (No Social Security Numbers reported)

Information on personal drug prescriptions from the Florida Department of Health somehow ended up in the hands of prosecution lawyers.  Names, addresses, phone numbers, pharmacies, and drug dosages were obtained by lawyers involved in six prescription-drug fraud cases. The American Civil Liberties Union of Florida began an investigation into how the records were exposed.

Source: 
Media

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