Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine


Location

Houston, TX
United States
29° 45' 46.3824" N, 95° 22' 59.0232" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 30, 2010
geo: 
Houston, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

694 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A physician's laptop was stolen from an office on May 13th.  The laptop contained personal information on cardiology patients.  Affected persons were notified that their names, dates of service, medical record numbers, diagnoses and dates of birth were on the password-protected laptop.

UPDATE (9/2/10): Only 694 patients were affected.  The original notice on the website stated that 1600 patients were at risk.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Ambrosia Asian Bistro


Location

Greeley, CO
United States
40° 25' 23.9304" N, 104° 42' 32.8752" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 11, 2010
geo: 
Greeley, CO
United States
Records Breached: 

50

A waitress admitted to using a skimming device to collect the credit card information of between 50 and 60 customers.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

NBC Universal


Location

New York, NY
United States
40° 42' 51.6708" N, 74° 0' 21.5028" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 11, 2010
geo: 
New York, NY
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A laptop containing names, Social Security numbers and other personal information of current and former employees was stolen on February 4, and recovered on February 24.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

University of Connecticut West Hartford


Location

West Hartford, CT
United States
41° 45' 43.362" N, 72° 44' 31.344" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 19, 2010
geo: 
West Hartford, CT
United States
Records Breached: 

10,174

The August 3 office theft of a laptop resulted in the exposure of 10,174 applicants' names, contact information and Social Security numbers. Undergraduate application information from 2004 to July of 2010 could have been accessed through the laptop.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Rolling Meadows Townhomes


Location

Saline, MI
United States
42° 10' 0.1452" N, 83° 46' 53.7888" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 29, 2010
geo: 
Saline, MI
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Dozens of residents of the Rolling Meadows Townhomes community became identity theft victims. Thieves somehow obtained banking information from checks that residents sent to pay for their co-op properties.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

California Department of Health Care Services


Location

Sacramento, CA
United States
38° 34' 53.6592" N, 121° 29' 39.84" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 9, 2010
geo: 
Sacramento, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

5,000 (No reports of SSNs or financial information)

The California Department of Health Care Services released confidential and identifying information about HIV positive Medi-Cal recipients to a third party service provider.  A network of organizations have deemed this action illegal and unauthorized.  A letter was sent by the network asking for an explanation of how this happened and reassurance that it will not happen again.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Ault Chiropractic Center


Location

Batesville, IN
United States
39° 18' 0.1836" N, 85° 13' 19.8624" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 22, 2010
geo: 
Batesville, IN
United States
Records Breached: 

2,000 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

The September 15 theft of a computer may have resulted in the exposure of the protected health information of patients.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority, LYNX


Location

Orlando, FL
United States
28° 32' 18.0096" N, 81° 22' 45.2532" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 1, 2010
geo: 
Orlando, FL
United States
Records Breached: 

24

A former bus driver pleaded guilty to stealing the identities of some of her disabled passengers.  The driver pleaded guilty to 27 counts of wire fraud, aggravated identity theft and trafficking in a counterfeit device.  The information was stolen between October and November of 2009 and used to open fraudulent credit accounts.

UPDATE (12/16/10): The former bus driver was sentenced to three and a half years in prison and ordered to pay $3,667 in restitution.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Corona-Norco Unified School District


Location

Norco, CA
United States
33° 55' 52.0536" N, 117° 32' 55.1796" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 11, 2010
geo: 
Norco, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

82

An information privacy watchdog notified administrators that teacher and administrator personal information was available online. Most of the information was immediately removed, but a Google document with Social Security numbers was not removed. It is unknown how long the information was online, but it was discovered on August 31.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Boston Veterans Benefits Administration Regional Office


Location

Boston, MA
United States
42° 21' 30.3516" N, 71° 3' 35.1828" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 14, 2010
geo: 
Boston, MA
United States
Records Breached: 

3,936

Some veteran benefit information was mailed to the wrong addresses on August 25. Of the 6,299 letters sent to incorrect addresses, 3,913 had full Social Security numbers and 2,386 had Veterans Benefits Administration claim numbers. A program error caused some of the letters to be mailed to the incorrect addresses.

Source: 
Databreaches.net
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