Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems


Location

Colombus, OH
United States
39° 57' 40.2336" N, 82° 59' 55.6584" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 20, 2012
geo: 
Colombus, OH
United States
Records Breached: 

1,755 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A hacker or hackers accessed and posted sensitive information from an official Yamaha music website.  A total of eight administrator accounts, as well as 1,755 email addresses and plain-text passwords were exposed.  

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Boston Water and Sewer Commission


Location

Boston, MA
United States
42° 21' 30.3516" N, 71° 3' 35.1828" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 6, 2012
geo: 
Boston, MA
United States
Extra Info: 

Those with questions may call (617)-989-7800.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

A contractor working for Boston Water and Sewer Commission misplaced a hard drive.  The hard drive may have contained customer names, account numbers, meter numbers, phone numbers, addresses, and other information the utility organization recorded. Residents were also warned to be aware of possible calls from people pretending to be from the Commission.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

U.S. Postal Service


Location

Miami, FL
United States
25° 47' 20.2884" N, 80° 13' 35.1804" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 14, 2012
geo: 
Miami, FL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A man shot and killed a postal worker in December of 2010 in order to steal his master key. The key was then used by the the man and his partner to access apartment complex mailboxes in the North Miami-Dade area.  An unknown number of people then became victims of tax refund fraud.

The man was found guilty of 14 counts of homicide, carjacking, robbery, possession of a firearm, and aggravated identity theft in September of 2012.  He faces a sentence of up to life in prison.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Apex Laboratory


Location

Farmingdale, NY
United States
40° 43' 57.36" N, 73° 26' 43.4436" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 27, 2012
geo: 
Farmingdale, NY
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Apex Laboratory learned from law enforcement investigators on July 30 that an unauthorized party or parties accessed their computer systems.  Patients may have had their names, Social Security numbers, addresses, phone numbers, dates of birth, gender, and insurance identification numbers were exposed.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Northwest Florida State College


Location

Niceville, FL
United States
30° 31' 0.7104" N, 86° 28' 55.8192" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 10, 2012
geo: 
Niceville, FL
United States
Records Breached: 

279,000 (At least 200,050 SSNs exposed)

An internal review revealed a hack of Northwest College servers.  One or more hackers accessed at least one folder in the server between May 21, 2012 and September 24, 2012.  Over 3,000 employees, 76,000 Northwest College student records, and 200,000 students eligible for Bright Future scholarships in 2005-06 and 2006-07 were affected.  Bright Future scholarship data included names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, ethnicity, and genders.  Current and former employees that have used direct deposit anytime since 2002 may have had some information exposed.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

PST Services, Inc., Litton and Giddings Radiological Associates, P.C.


Location

Springfield, MT
United States
27° 32' 54.2904" N, 99° 29' 3.2388" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 11, 2012
geo: 
Springfield, MT
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Litton and Giddings' janitorial service, PST Services, failed to shred patient billing records before sending them to a Springfield recycling company.  The records may have been viewed by unauthorized parties before being destroyed at the recycling center.  

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Waipahu Aloha Clubhouse


Location

Waipahu, HI
United States
21° 23' 12.0012" N, 158° 0' 33.0012" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 25, 2012
geo: 
Waipahu, HI
United States
Records Breached: 

600 (No SSNs or financial information exposed)

An employee noticed unusual activity on a computer on September 25, 2012.  It is possible that former and current members of the Waipahu Aloha Clubhouse had information on the computer that was remotely accessed by an unauthorized party.  Names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, addresses, phone numbers, and consumer record numbers dating back to 1997 may have been exposed. Though the Clubhouse services people living with severe and persistent mental illness, no medical records were exposed.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

www.naperville.il.us


Location

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

Unknown

A cyber intruder injected a virus into the website of the city of Naperville.  City officials claim that no resident credit card information was compromised.  There is no evidence that any type of information was stolen from the website.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)


Location

Washington, DC
United States
38° 53' 42.4032" N, 77° 2' 10.9176" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 13, 2012
geo: 
Washington, DC
United States
Records Breached: 

10,000 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

An October 31 theft of a NASA laptop and sensitive NASA documents from an employee's locked car resulted in the exposure of employee information.  Contractors and other non-employees associated with NASA were also affected.  Employees are encouraged to be suspicious of communication from individuals claiming to be from NASA. It may take up to 60 days to send official notifications to those who were affected.

UPDATE (12/14/2012): Up to 10,000 employees and people associated with NASA may have been affected.  

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Westside Park Elementary School Based Health Center


Location

Adelanto, CA
United States
34° 34' 57.972" N, 117° 24' 33.174" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 28, 2012
geo: 
Adelanto, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

1,370 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A burglary sometime around October 1 may have resulted in the exposure of patient names, Social Security numbers, phone numbers, addresses, dates of birth, health conditions, medications, and other health information.  The information was in a locked room that was accessed, but it appears that none of the paper records were stolen.  Thieves took a television and other items. 

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net
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