Milk Inc.


Location

San Francisco, CA
United States
37° 46' 29.748" N, 122° 25' 9.8976" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 16, 2012
geo: 
San Francisco, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An employee of another company discovered a security issue in Oink.  Oink is a "rate everything" application from mobile application developer Milk Inc.  The security issue allowed anyone to download personal information of another Oink user by entering another person's username.  Folders with associated email addresses, photos, and other user site information may have been exposed. Oink shutdown and the employees of Milk Inc. joined Google for a new project shortly after the issue was discovered.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

St. Joseph's Medical Center


Location

Stockton, CA
United States
37° 57' 27.7272" N, 121° 17' 26.808" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 31, 2012
geo: 
Stockton, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A storeroom window at Saint Joseph's HealthCare Clinical Laboratory (HCCL) was discovered broken on February 2, 2012.  Two storage boxes containing HCCL lab requisition forms were missing from the center.  People who received laboratory services between October 24, 2011 and November 18, 2011, between December 13, 2012 and January 5, 2012, and also between January 17, 2012 and January 31, 2012, may have had their names, Social Security numbers, phone numbers, addresses, and insurance information exposed.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Indiana University Medical Group


Location

Indianapolis, IN
United States
39° 46' 6.6576" N, 86° 9' 29.0664" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 12, 2012
geo: 
Indianapolis, IN
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A concerned citizen found a box of sensitive medical documents in a dumpster and contacted a local news team.  The box contained hundreds of documents that included copies of driver's licenses, prescriptions, signatures, and other patient information.  The box was removed by Indiana University Medical Group before investigators arrived.  Indiana University Medical Group claimed that the information was accidentally discarded rather than shredded. The documents were properly disposed after being collected.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Emory Healthcare, Emory University Hospital


Location

Atlanta, GA
United States
33° 44' 56.382" N, 84° 23' 16.7352" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 18, 2012
geo: 
Atlanta, GA
United States
Extra Info: 

Patients with questions may call the Emory Healthcare Support Center hotline at 1-855-205-6950.

Records Breached: 

315,000 (228,000 SSNs reported)

Emory Healthcare revealed that 10 backup discs that contained patient information are missing from a storage location at Emory University Hospital.  The discs were determined to have been removed sometime between February 7, 2012, and February 20, 2012.  The patient information was related to surgery and included names, Social Security numbers, diagnoses, dates of surgery, procedure codes or the name of the surgical procedures, surgeon names, anesthesiologist names, device implant information, and other protected health information.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Sheppard Air Force Base


Location

Wichita Falls, TX
United States
33° 54' 49.3524" N, 98° 29' 36.1932" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 24, 2012
geo: 
Wichita Falls, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

721

I man found medical records stacked in a bag in a closet while checking for financial records in the home of his estranged wife. The records date from 2003 to 2007 and involve the information of patients of Sheppard Air Force Base's 82nd Medical Group.  Names, Social Security numbers, addresses, phone numbers, and in some cases, patient diagnoses were on the documents.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Lake County Sheriff's Office


Location

Tavares, FL
United States
28° 48' 14.9688" N, 81° 43' 32.2752" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 7, 2012
geo: 
Tavares, FL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Hackers were able to access and publicly post over 16,000 law enforcement files online.  Sensitive 911 calls, witness and victim statements, names of young crime victims, names and personal phone numbers of SWAT team members, a blueprint that could allow sex predators to avoid arrest, and possibly sheriff employee passwords were posted. SWAT team information such as the unit's operating guide and number of snipers was also posted.  Personal information including Swat team member home and cell phone numbers was posted as well. The breach occurred sometime around April 28, 2012.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Physicians Automated Laboratory


Location

Bakersfield, CA
United States
35° 22' 23.8512" N, 119° 1' 7.3668" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 24, 2012
geo: 
Bakersfield, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

745 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

An office burglary on or around March 26 resulted in the exposure of patient information.  Patient files containing names, phone numbers, dates of birth, addresses, and lab work were stolen from a laboratory. It is unclear why affected patients were not notified until two months after the incident.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center


Location

Augusta, GA
United States
33° 28' 27.2856" N, 82° 0' 34.812" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 1, 2012
geo: 
Augusta, GA
United States
Records Breached: 

824 (Partial Social Security numbers only)

The March 30 theft of a physician's laptop resulted in the exposure of personal information. The physician had violated VA policy by placing the personal information on his own laptop.  Veterans may have had the last four digits of their Social Security number, discharge date, and medical provider name exposed.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

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
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