Office of Dr. Jeffrey Paul Edelstein

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 16, 2012
geo: 
Chandler , AZ
United States
Extra Info: 

Those with questions may call 1-877-615-3743.

Records Breached: 

4,800

Someone who had key access to a building containing a computer server stole the server on May 28.  Patient data including names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, addresses, telephone numbers, account numbers, and diagnoses were on the server.  The server contained multiple layers of password protection.  

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center (M.D. Anderson)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 17, 2012
geo: 
Houston , TX
United States
Records Breached: 

2,200 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

An unencrypted flash drive was discovered missing.  It had last been seen on an employee shuttle bus on July 13.  It contained patient names, dates of birth, medical record number, diagnoses and treatment information, and research information.  

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Wright-Patterson Medical Center

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 17, 2012
geo: 
Dayton , OH
United States
Records Breached: 

3,800

A notebook containing names and Social Security numbers was misplaced after a blood drive.  It was left in a limited-use conference room late in the afternoon and recovered the next morning behind a chair.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Suddenlink Communications, AAT Communications

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 23, 2012
geo: 
Overland Park , KS
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

On February 24, 2012, law enforcement notified Suddenlink management of an incident involving a former employee.  The employee had obtained the personal information of individuals who worked at Suddenlink and AAT Communications between May 22, 2006 and July 21, 2006.  Names, Social Security numbers, addresses, dates of birth, wage information, and banking information may have been exposed.  The former employee was using the information for fraudulent purposes and an investigation uncovered isolated instances of information misuse between 2006 and 2012.  The former employee was arrested.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Kelly Services

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 9, 2012
geo: 
Troy , MI
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

People who signed up for employment through the Kelly Services staffing agency may have had their personal information retained by a former Kelly Services employee.  Kelly Services retrieved all of the sensitive information from the former employee upon learning of the breach.  Names and Social Security numbers may have been exposed.  

Source: 
Dataloss DB

U.S. District Court, Los Angeles California

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 20, 2012
geo: 
Los Angeles , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A Los Angeles federal court clerk was identified as the source of leaked confidential information.  The clerk was married to a convicted felon who then sold the information from sealed criminal case documents to an identity theft ring.  The federal court clerk, her husband, and at least 60 others from the theft ring were caught by an FBI investigation.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Office of Peggy Garland-Coleman

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 13, 2012
geo: 
Spartanburg , SC
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The owner of a tax preparation business that closed three years ago accidentally discarded several boxes of sensitive records.  The records had been picked over before tossed, but sensitive information still ended up in a public dumpster.  A concerned citizen found them in a recycling bin in an old supermarket lot.  Names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, and invoices were exposed.

Source: 
NAID

Discover Financial Services

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 17, 2012
geo: 
Riverwoods , IL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An unspecified number of Discover customers had their account numbers changed and were issued a new card.  It is unclear what type of security breach prompted the notification and when it may have occurred. Several customers in California received the notification letter; residents of other states may have been notified as well.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Neurocare, Inc.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 30, 2012
geo: 
Newton , MA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A malware attack on a Neurocare CPU resulted in unauthorized intrusion into Neurocare's computer systems.  The attack compromised Neurocare's credentials for accessing a third party paryoll processor.  Unauthorized access to Neurocare's payroll system occurred sometime around June 26, but Neurocare's payroll processor immediately noticed the suspicious account activity and addressed the issue.  Neurocare was notified and immediately changed system passwords, sent notifications, and began investigations.

Source: 
Media

Towards Employment

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 25, 2012
geo: 
Cleveland , OH
United States
Extra Info: 

Those with questions may call 216-297-4470 or go to the Towards Employment website: towardsemployment.org

Records Breached: 

26,000

The May theft of a laptop that contained Towards Employment client data may have exposed personal information.  The laptop was password protected and contained the names, Social Security numbers, and addresses of clients. Towards Employment is altering its policy so that only the last four digits of clients' Social Security numbers are tracked and used.

Source: 
Media

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