Tarpon Springs High School


Location

Tarpon Springs, FL
United States
28° 8' 46.05" N, 82° 45' 24.3648" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 9, 2012
geo: 
Tarpon Springs, FL
United States
Records Breached: 

400

A guidance counselor accidentally sent an attachment with sensitive information to students via email.  The email was sent to members of the senior class and the attachment contained the names and student ID numbers of seniors.  Student Social Security numbers were used as student ID numbers in most cases.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

University of Louisiana Monroe (ULM)


Location

Monroe, LA
United States
32° 30' 33.5196" N, 92° 7' 9.4836" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 18, 2012
geo: 
Monroe, LA
United States
Extra Info: 

Anyone who participated in ULM's Upward Bound program between 2009 and 2012 should check a special ULM website for information on the breach: www.ulm.edu/breach.

Records Breached: 

121 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A University of Louisiana Monroe employee's email account was hacked.  The hacker or hackers could have accessed the sensitive information of people enrolled in the Upward Bound program.  A file in the employee's email included the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and other personal information of 83 high school prospects for the Upward Bound program, two former ULM employees who worked within a related program, a current ULM employee working in a related program, and 35 post-secondary ULM students.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Minnesota Board of Psychology


Location

Minneapolis, MN
United States
44° 59' 0.0024" N, 93° 16' 0.012" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 22, 2012
geo: 
Minneapolis, MN
United States
Records Breached: 

42

A dishonest employee working as a receptionist for the Minnesota Board of Psychology was part of a fraud ring that included nearly 30 co-conspirators.  The receptionist was employed from December 2006 until May 2011. She pled guilty to conspiracy to commit bank fraud and aggravated identity theft and faces six years in prison.  Those convicted in the case will be jointly responsible for $358,780 in restitution to victims.  

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Sears Portrait Studio


Location

Trotwood, OH
United States
39° 47' 50.2044" N, 84° 18' 40.7988" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 23, 2012
geo: 
Trotwood, OH
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An interesting photo caught the attention of a man passing by a trash container.  The photo was among other photos, names, phone numbers, and receipts.  The records were tracked to Sears Portrait Studio and the man eventually contacted the local media after failing to get a response from the company.  Sears responded to media inquiries and claimed that this was an unusual incident that was against company policy.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

North East School of the Arts


Location

San Antonio, TX
United States
29° 25' 26.8392" N, 98° 29' 37.0608" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 26, 2012
geo: 
San Antonio, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

1,253

An April 19 car burglary resulted in the exposure of student information.  An external hard drive containing letters associated with students who applied to the North East School of the Arts was stolen from a teacher's car.  The letters contained applicant names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, home addresses, phone numbers, and previous school district information.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

University of Alabama - Birmingham (UAB)


Location

Birmingham, AL
United States
33° 31' 14.3796" N, 86° 48' 8.964" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 25, 2012
geo: 
Birmingham, AL
United States
Extra Info: 

Former students with questions may call 1-855-822-8510 or email info-help@uab.edu.

Records Breached: 

8,000

People who were undergraduate students at UAB between 1995 and 2006 may have had their information accessed online.  The information included Social Security numbers and academic records.  It was accidentally made available on a publicly accessible server for an unspecified amount of time.  The breach was discovered on March 27. 

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Iran Defense Forum, Irandefence.net


Location

Plano, TX
United States
33° 1' 11.4348" N, 96° 41' 55.9896" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 15, 2012
geo: 
Plano, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

3,212 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A hacker or hackers accessed and posted the database information of Irandefence.net online.  The leaked information included usernames, email addresses, passwords, and associated password salts.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Safe Ride Services, Inc.


Location

Phoenix, AZ
United States
33° 26' 54.1572" N, 112° 4' 26.5332" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 17, 2012
geo: 
Phoenix, AZ
United States
Records Breached: 

42,000 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A former employee may have accessed computer systems without authorization and accessed service files.  The incident or incidents occurred between August 31, 2011 and January 31, 2012. Employee personal information as well as patient demographic and insurance information were exposed.  It is unclear if the former employee was currently employed at the time of the incidents.  The incident was posted on the HHS website on June 8.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Nvidia


Location

Santa Clara, CA
United States
37° 21' 14.7888" N, 121° 57' 18.8496" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 13, 2012
geo: 
Santa Clara, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

400,000 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A security breach affected Nvidia's developer forums. Hashed passwords and other sensitive information may have been obtained.  Public information such as birthdays, gender, and location may have been exposed. People who used the forums were given temporary passwords and instructed to choose a new forum password.

UPDATE (07/13/2012): A Nvidia representative said that its forum has 290,000 registered accounts, its DevZone site has 100,000 accounts, and its research site has 1,200 accounts.

Source: 
Media

West Dermatology


Location

Redlands, CA
United States
34° 3' 20.0484" N, 117° 10' 57.1368" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 23, 2012
geo: 
Redlands, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

1,900 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A theft that occurred sometime around April 22, 2012 resulted in the exposure of protected health information.  The breach was posted on the HHS website on July 3.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net
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