Virginia Prescription Monitoring Program


Location

Richmond , VA
United States
37° 32' 34.7244" N, 77° 28' 8.7312" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 4, 2009
geo: 
Richmond , VA
United States
Records Breached: 

531,400

The FBI and Virginia State Police are searching for hackers who demanded that the state pay them a $10 million ransom for the return of millions of personal pharmaceutical records they say they stole from the state's prescription drug database. A notice posted on the DHP Web site acknowledged that the site is currently experiencing technical difficulties which affect computer and e-mail systems.

Source: 
Media

Indianapolis Department of Workforce Development


Location

Indianapolis, IN
United States
39° 46' 1.2576" N, 86° 9' 22.518" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 23, 2009
geo: 
Indianapolis, IN
United States
Records Breached: 

4,500

The Department of Workforce Development is notifying approximately 4,500 unemployment recipients concerning the accidental disclosure of their Social Security number to the incorrect employer. The release occurred during the printing of DWD's Statement of Benefit Charges by print vendor, Pitney Bowes Management Services Inc. This form is sent to companies listing those who are collecting unemployment benefits against that employer's account.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Baptist Medical Center


Location

Montgomery, AL
United States
32° 22' 0.498" N, 86° 17' 59.8884" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 22, 2009
geo: 
Montgomery, AL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Many folders that were found in a landfill dump site were labeled "Radiology Department, Baptist Medical Center." Hundreds of medical records were out in the open, all with sensitive information. Sensitive patient information that was thrown out included names, x-rays, ultrasounds, MRIs, and Social Security numbers.  Files from at least five other facilities were found at the same site; however Baptist Medical Center is believed to be the source of the breach.

Source: 
Media

Elance


Location

Mountain View, CA
United States
37° 23' 9.7872" N, 122° 5' 1.8636" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 16, 2009
geo: 
Mountain View, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A warning from Elance's customer service was emailed, saying that the site has been hacked or attacked in some way. The data accessed was contact information - specifically name, email address, telephone number, city location and Elance username. This incident did not involve any credit card, bank account, social security or tax ID numbers.

Source: 
Media

Northern Kentucky University


Location

Highland Heights, KY
United States
39° 1' 59.2212" N, 84° 27' 6.786" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 15, 2009
geo: 
Highland Heights, KY
United States
Records Breached: 

200

A Northern Kentucky University employee's laptop computer - which contained personal information about some current and former students -- was stolen from a restricted area. The personal information stored on the employee's computer included Social Security numbers of at least 200 current and former students.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill


Location

Chapel Hill, NC
United States
35° 54' 47.52" N, 79° 3' 21.042" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 25, 2009
geo: 
Chapel Hill, NC
United States
Records Breached: 

236,000 (163,000 SSNs estimated)

A hacker has infiltrated a computer server housing the personal data of 236,000 women enrolled in a UNC Chapel Hill research study. The Social Security numbers of 163,000 participants were among the information exposed. The data is part of the Carolina Mammography Registry, a 14-year-old project that compiles and analyzes mammography data submitted by radiologists across North Carolina.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Baptist Hospital East


Location

Louisville, KY
United States
38° 15' 9.594" N, 85° 45' 30.4416" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 27, 2009
geo: 
Louisville, KY
United States
Records Breached: 

350

Hundreds of people in Kentuckiana are worrying about identity theft after their employer accidentally released their Social Security numbers. 350 names and Social Security numbers of hospital employees appear on a list that was circulated in an e-mail.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Penn State


Location

University Park, PA
United States
40° 48' 7.2216" N, 77° 51' 23.004" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 26, 2009
geo: 
University Park, PA
United States
Records Breached: 

303

A Penn State professor's grade book from 2001 to 2004 that contained 303 students' Social Security numbers, among other personal information, was found to be compromised by a computer virus.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Penn State University


Location

University Park, PA
United States
40° 48' 7.2216" N, 77° 51' 23.004" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 23, 2009
geo: 
University Park, PA
United States
Records Breached: 

30,000

The University sent out letters notifying those potentially affected by malware infections, which are believed responsible for breaches. The areas and extent of the records involved in the malicious software attack included Eberly College of Science, 7,758 records; the College of Health and Human Development, 6,827 records; and one of Penn State's campuses outside of University Park, approximately 15,000 records.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Occidental Petroleum Corporation


Location

Dallas, TX
United States
32° 48' 10.638" N, 96° 46' 11.7228" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 14, 2009
geo: 
Dallas, TX
United States
Extra Info: 

(800) 733-0085

Records Breached: 

Unknown

A former employee emailed himself (to personal email account) a spreadsheet of employee names, addresses, empolyee identification numbers, birth dates, starting dates, retirement dates and Social Security numbers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB
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