Louisiana State University (LSU) Hospital System


Location

Baton Rouge, LA
United States
30° 27' 29.8188" N, 91° 8' 25.152" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 4, 2012
geo: 
Baton Rouge, LA
United States
Records Breached: 

416

A dishonest employee working in the billing department used her position to access account information.  She scanned checks and identification information from the LSU hospital system database and passed them on to at least four women.  The scheme was discovered when the four women were allegedly caught on camera making purchases with fake checks.  Handwritten Social Security numbers, check and ID card printing items, computers, and copies of scanned checks were found when the womens' homes were searched.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Coastal Behavioral Healthcare, Inc.


Location

Sarasota, FL
United States
27° 20' 11.166" N, 82° 31' 50.3508" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 22, 2012
geo: 
Sarasota, FL
United States
Records Breached: 

4,907 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

Numerous documents containing patient information were found in a vehicle during a traffic stop.  A law enforcement officer notified Coastal Behavioral Healthcare of the potential breach on October 10, 2012.  The documents contained a list of 136 Coastal Behavioral Healthcare patient names and identifying information dated April 2011.  It is unclear how the information was breached and how many additional patients may have been affected.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

CVS Caremark


Location

Woonsocket, RI
United States
42° 0' 10.3536" N, 71° 30' 53.2224" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 4, 2012
geo: 
Woonsocket, RI
United States
Records Breached: 

955 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

The theft of paper records may have resulted in the exposure of patient information.  The theft may have occurred on August 13, 2012 and was reported or discovered on November 16, 2012.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Isaac Miller Elementary School, Santa Maria-Benita School District


Location

Santa Maria, CA
United States
34° 57' 10.9224" N, 120° 26' 8.5884" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 10, 2012
geo: 
Santa Maria, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A man noticed dozens of books and documents inside a dumpster near Miller Elementary.  The documents contained personal and financial information related to applications for free and recuded-price meals.  The books were new and federally-funded.  School officials claimed that the documents should have been shredded and recovered the documents and books. The books were donated.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine


Location

Miami, FL
United States
25° 47' 20.2884" N, 80° 13' 35.1804" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 30, 2012
geo: 
Miami, FL
United States
Extra Info: 

Patients with questions may call (855) 540-4773.

Records Breached: 

1,219 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A briefcase containing an unencrypted flash drive was stolen from the vehicle of a University of Miami Miller School of Medicine pathologist on November 24, 2011.  It contained the names, medical record numbers, ages, sexes, diagnosis information, and treatment information of patients who had specimens reviewed by the department of pathology between 2005 and 2011.  

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Naperville Unit District 203


Location

Naperville, IL
United States
41° 47' 9.1068" N, 88° 8' 50.2404" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 28, 2012
geo: 
Naperville, IL
United States
Records Breached: 

101 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

The report cards of 101 high school students were accidentally sent to the person listed as their emergency contact.  A vendor made an unauthorized change to the computer program that generates report cards.  If a parent had a high school student attending the district and was listed as an emergency contact for another high school student, then they received two report cards.  Parent names were listed on the report cards of each student, but parents listed as emergency contacts mistakenly received the report cards anyway. No Social Security numbers were exposed.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Department of Child Services


Location

Avon, IN
United States
39° 45' 46.1628" N, 86° 23' 58.9812" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 7, 2012
geo: 
Avon, IN
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The office burglary during the weekend of February 4 resulted in the theft of 10 encrypted laptops. The laptops had other safeguards as well as encryption codes. Additional items were stolen. The types of confidential and personal client information that were on the computers were not disclosed, nor was the possible number of people affected.  

Source: 
Databreaches.net

City of Rye


Location

Rye, NY
United States
40° 58' 50.3544" N, 73° 41' 1.464" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 13, 2012
geo: 
Rye, NY
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An unknown number of employee Social Security numbers were mistakenly disclosed after the City responded to a Freedom of Information law request.  The Social Security numbers were included along with payroll data to the entity that requested the information.  City officials verified that the information would not be passed on after the breach was discovered.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

University of Washington


Location

Seattle, WA
United States
47° 36' 22.356" N, 122° 19' 55.4556" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 3, 2012
geo: 
Seattle, WA
United States
Records Breached: 

56 (No SSNs or financial aid reported)

A team of hackers revealed that they had attacked the University of Washington's system with multiple SQL injections.  The first one was detected and fixed by the University of Washington, but a second one went unnoticed.  The team of hackers released 31 login and password combinations from a user database and 25 WordPress user login, password, and email address combinations.  The attack comes a few weeks after a hacker identified nearly 20 university systems that were vulnerable to SQLi attacks.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

IndyMac Bank, IndyMac Resources, Inc.


Location

Dallas, TX
United States
32° 48' 10.638" N, 96° 46' 11.7228" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 19, 2012
geo: 
Dallas, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A security company searching the web for sensitive data uncovered personally identifiable information from IndyMac Bank and Indy Mac Resources employees, and possibly others associated with the firms.  IndyMac Bank failed sometime around July of 2008.  The information is related to IndyMac employee pension benefits analysis and appears to have been placed on a public web server by an employee of a contractor for IndyMac.

Source: 
California Attorney General
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