University of Tampa

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 16, 2012
geo: 
Tampa , FL
United States
Florida US
Records Breached: 

30,000

A server management error caused files containing sensitive information to be made publicly accessible between July of 2011 and the breach's discovery on March 13, 2012.  A classroom exercise revealed that the information was compromised and the University of Tampa's IT office was immediately informed of the discovery.  The University of Tampa then notified Google and asked that the cached file be removed from the search engine.

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
North Carolina US
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

Nordstrom Bank, Nordstrom fsb

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 7, 2012
geo: 
Centennial , CO
United States
Colorado US
Extra Info: 

Those who wish to receive a new account number may call 1-800-749-9733.

Records Breached: 

2,457

A total of 2,457 Nordstrom fsb customers in California were affected by a mailing error caused by an administrative error.  Cardholder statements, replacement credit cards, or other correspondence were mistakenly sent to addresses other than those of intended cardholders. The issue was discovered on June 7 and was the result of an attempt to reformat addresses to U.S. Postal Service standards.  Those who were affected were notified in June and July.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Allen County

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 31, 2013
geo: 
Lima , OH
United States
Ohio US
Records Breached: 

1,100

An administrative error caused the Social Security numbers and other personal information of Allen County employees to be available online for less than an hour.

Source: 
Media

Reyes Beverage Group

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 4, 2013
geo: 
Rosemont , IL
United States
Illinois US
Extra Info: 

Those with questions may call Reyes Holdings Ethics Hotline at (888) 295-6392 or email ethicshotline@reyesholdings.com

Records Breached: 

Unknown

A report containing the names and Social Security numbers of a group of Reyes Beverage Group's California employees was accidentally sent to the personal email address of an employee of Reinhart Foodservice.  Reinhart Foodservice is a Reyes Holdings company as well.  It is unclear how the email was accidentally sent and why it ended up in the personal email of an employee at a different division.

Source: 
California Attorney General

East San Gabriel Valley Regional Occupational Program and Technical Center

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 28, 2012
geo: 
West Covina , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A sensitive document was accidentally attached to an email that was sent to students.  The attachment contained names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, student attendance information, and information regarding their program.  The email was intended to inform students about open positions.

Source: 
California Attorney General

State of California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS)

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 24, 2012
geo: 
Sacramento , CA
United States
California US
Extra Info: 

Those who were affected may call DHCS at (855) 297-5064.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

Beneficiary Identification Cards (BICs) were mailed to the wrong recipients between December 10 and December 18.  A computer programming error caused the BICs of children being moved from Healthy Families program enrollment to Medi-Cal enrollment to be sent to households of other Medi-Cal and Healthy Families participants.  Names, Client Index Numbers, dates of birth, genders, and card issue dates were exposed.  People who received incorrect cards were instructed to return them.  Stamped envelopes that were addressed to DHCS were sent out with breach notifications. 

Source: 
California Attorney General

Western University of Health Sciences

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 18, 2012
geo: 
Pomona , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Western University of Health Sciences' BanWeb Self-Service Federal Work Study reports were accessible to people who used BanWeb with a Western University of Health Sciences user ID and password.  The reports contained names, Social Security numbers, and direct deposit bank account information in some cases. The information was available for an unspecified amount of time. Western University of Health Sciences conducted an investigation and reported that there was no reason to believe sensitive information was accessed by unauthorized BanWeb users.

Source: 
California Attorney General

New Jersey Department of Health

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 19, 2012
geo: 
Trenton , NJ
United States
New Jersey US
Records Breached: 

480 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

Over 480 registered medical marijuana patients received an email from the New Jersey Department of Health.  The email instructed them not to call New Jersey or the dispensary in Montclair to make an appointment.  The email did not hide the email addresses of the recipients.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

California Department of Healthcare Services

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 5, 2012
geo: 
Sacramento , CA
United States
California US
Extra Info: 

Those who may have been affected may call 1-855-297-5064 for assistance from DHCS.

Records Breached: 

14,000

Names and Social Security numbers were discovered on the website of the Department of Health Care Services.  People who sent their information in order to become a provider of In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) may have had their information exposed online between November 5, 2012 and November 20.  The issue was discovered on November 14 and was not fully addressed until November 20.  

Source: 
California Attorney General

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