United Healthcare Inc.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 25, 2011
geo: 
Pleasant Grove , AL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A man was sentenced to six years in prison for his role in an identity theft scheme.  The man and an unknown number of accomplices somehow obtained the personal information of people who had Flexible Spending Accounts administered by United Healthcare Inc.  The group then created counterfeit prescriptions for controlled substances by using the information of patients covered by a prescription drug plan sponsored by the Federal Employees Health Benefit Plan. The group sold the prescribed drugs to third parties from September 2008 through April 2009.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Opening Ceremony Online, LLC.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 31, 2012
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Opening Ceremony discovered that an inadvertent breach of security resulted in the exposure of customer names, addresses, credit card numbers, credit card expiration dates, and credit card security codes.  The breach was discovered sometime in March and first occurred on or around February 16, 2012.

Source: 
California Attorney General

San Francisco Head Start, San Francisco State University

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 31, 2012
geo: 
San Francisco , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The San Francisco Head Start/Early Head Start database was accessed by one or more unauthorized parties between August 2011 and November 2011.  Names, Social Security numbers, addresses, contact information, health data, dates of birth, and other personal information may have been exposed.  Head Start claimed that the delay in notification of the breach was due to an ongoing law enforcement investigation.  It is unclear how San Francisco State University was involved.

Source: 
California Attorney General

North Shore University Hospital, North Shore - Long Island Jewish Health System

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 11, 2012
geo: 
Manhasset , NY
United States
Extra Info: 

100 current and or former patients of North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, New York were affected. Many more people who were not associated with the hospital were also affected.

Records Breached: 

950

A licensed nurse who may or may not have been affiliated with North Shore University Hospital was indicted for identity theft and possessing computer data from North Shore containing information on over 900 people.  It is unclear when the breach that allowed the nurse and an accomplice to access the information first occurred.  Social Security numbers, dates of birth, addresses, phone numbers, medical record numbers, insurance information, and medical histories could have been accessed.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Glenwood IGA

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 4, 2012
geo: 
Orofino , ID
United States
Records Breached: 

300

Investigators determined that a breach must have occurred at the grocery store Glenwood IGA after nearly 300 people reported fraudulent charges on their credit cards. The credit card fraud began in early February and unauthorized purchase attempts were made across the globe. The method of the breach is not clear. 

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Experian

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 17, 2012
geo: 
Costa Mesa , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An unauthorized user or users was able to access credit reporting information after managing to pass Experian's authentication process.  The unauthorized access incidents took place sometime between October 19, 2011 and February 13, 2012, as well as sometime between November 2010 and March 2012.   Consumers may have had their names, addresses, and truncated Social Security numbers, years of birth, and account numbers exposed.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

BJ's Wholesale Club

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 2, 2012
geo: 
Westborough , MA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

ON or around March 1, 2012, BJ's Wholesale learned that an unauthorized party had used the names, addresses, and membership numbers of an unknown number of members to create new online profiles on BJs.com.  Goods were then fraudulently purchased on the website between November 2011 and March 2012.  The membership profile information that may have been accessed included Social Security numbers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Experian, Crown Financial Group

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 5, 2012
geo: 
Costa Mesa , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

2,067

An unauthorized user or users was able to access credit reporting information after managing to pass Experian's authentication process.  The unauthorized access incidents took place sometime between August 2, 2011 and August 9, 2011. Consumers may have had their names, addresses, Social Security numbers, years of birth, and account numbers exposed.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Catalyst Health Solutions, Alliant Health Plans, Inc.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 17, 2012
geo: 
Calhoun , GA
United States
Records Breached: 

632 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

An unauthorized disclosure resulted in the exposure of protected health information.  The breach occurred on or around January 1, 2012 and was reported on April 17.  This incident was reported on the HHS website.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Anchorage Community Mental Health Services, Inc.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 17, 2012
geo: 
Anchorage , AK
United States
Records Breached: 

2,743 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

An unauthorized disclosure involving a computer or computers resulted in the exposure of protected health information.  The breach occurred sometime between December 20, 2011 and January 4, 2012.  This breach was reported on the HHS website.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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