Adventist Behavioral Health


Location

Rockville, MD
United States
39° 5' 2.3892" N, 77° 9' 9.9288" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 6, 2011
geo: 
Rockville, MD
United States
Extra Info: 

Patients whose information was compromised may call (301) 251-4567.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

An employee error caused sensitive patient documents to be sent to a recycling facility. Some of the documents, which should have been shredded instead of recycled, were found on December 29 after being blown out of a recycling truck.  The documents included patient names and dates of birth.  The papers that fell off the truck were shredded by Adventist and any documents that remained at the facility were destroyed there.  The employee responsible for the mistake was not fired.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

International Union of Operating Engineers Health and Welfare Fund, Zenith Administrators, Inc.


Location

Baltimore, MD
United States
39° 17' 25.386" N, 76° 36' 43.8804" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 14, 2011
geo: 
Baltimore, MD
United States
Records Breached: 

800 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

Papers pertaining to Union's employee benefits program were stolen from Zenith's office on November 3. Zenith administers the benefits program. The papers contained health information.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

New Mexico National Guard


Location

Sante Fe, NM
United States
35° 41' 13.11" N, 105° 56' 16.0764" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 13, 2011
geo: 
Sante Fe, NM
United States
Records Breached: 

650

A computer with the deployment records and Social Security information of soldiers throughout the state was stolen from the National Guard Headquarters in Sante Fe.  The theft occurred sometime between December 23 and 28.  

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Southern Perioperative Services, P.C.


Location

Pelham, AL
United States
33° 17' 8.4084" N, 86° 48' 35.9604" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 29, 2011
geo: 
Pelham, AL
United States
Extra Info: 

The breach may not have occurred at the Pelham office and may have affected other offices in Alabama.

Records Breached: 

2,000 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A device with protected health information of patients was stolen on or around November 17, 2010.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Five County Credit Union


Location

Bath, ME
United States
43° 54' 38.286" N, 69° 49' 14.1672" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 28, 2011
geo: 
Bath, ME
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Five County decided to send 3,000 credit and debit cards to customers after discovering a breach that affected a third party.  Some customers noticed suspicious transactions on their debit cards.  About 2,500 debit cards were reissued and 500 Visa credit cards were reissued.  The organization that experienced the breach and the number of customers affected were not reported.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Charleston Area Medical Center (CAMC)


Location

Charleston, WV
United States
38° 20' 59.352" N, 81° 37' 57.4428" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 16, 2011
geo: 
Charleston, WV
United States
Records Breached: 

3,655

Someone discovered that they could find information about a relative's name, address, patient ID, date of birth, Social Security number and other sensitive information through an online search that brought up WVChamps.com.  WVChamps.com is a CAMC website relating to respiratory and pulmonary rehabilitation for seniors.  The information was accidentally posted in a report on September 1, 2010 and appears to have been accessed a total of 94 times.  The error was discovered on February 8 of 2011.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Cord Blood Registry


Location

San Francisco, CA
United States
37° 46' 29.748" N, 122° 25' 9.8976" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 3, 2011
geo: 
San Francisco, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

300,000

Backup tapes were stolen from an employee's car in San Francisco on December 13, 2010. Names and Social Security, driver's license and credit card numbers were on the tapes. The tapes were not encrypted. Customers began receiving notification on February 14 of 2011. A computer and other personal property were stolen during the burglary.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

TD Bank


Location

Elmwood Park, NJ
United States
40° 54' 14.3568" N, 74° 7' 6.5136" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 10, 2011
geo: 
Elmwood Park, NJ
United States
Extra Info: 

This incident appears to be related to the breach reported on March 13, 2010 at another TD Bank in New Jersey.

Records Breached: 

unknown

A dishonest employee was charged with selling the account information of seven to ten customers. The former employee sold account numbers between November of 2010 and February. Approximately $39,000 in fraudulent charges may have been caused because of the former employee's actions.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)


Location

Blacksburg, VA
United States
37° 13' 46.4628" N, 80° 24' 50.1804" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 14, 2011
geo: 
Blacksburg, VA
United States
Records Breached: 

370

A virus infected a Virginia Tech computer on February 15 and sent Social Security numbers and some financial information overseas. The virus was discovered on February 23. Certain current and former employees were affected.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

iTunes (Apple)


Location

Cupertino, CA
United States
37° 19' 22.7928" N, 122° 1' 55.8552" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 1, 2011
geo: 
Cupertino, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Following a wave of iTunes fraud in 2010, iTunes users are experiencing another wave of hackers using their accounts to make fraudulent purchases. The hackers purchase music, gift cards, games, ringtones, and apps by accessing customer credit card information and modifying billing addresses. Some of these incidents result in hundreds of dollars of fraudulent purchases. Apple has yet to comment on the situation.

Source: 
Databreaches.net
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