Cumberland County Sheriff's Office

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 7, 2012
geo: 
Portland , ME
United States
Records Breached: 

180

Around 180 people who were arrested between August 27 and September 4 of 2012 had their Social Security numbers exposed by an administrative error. A new software update intended to automatically post regular arrest lists on the department's Facebook page and distribute them to media outlets also released Social Security numbers of those who were arrested. The error was discovered within 45 minutes, but between 70 and 50 individuals accessed the information during that time.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Twinspires.com (Churchill Downs Technology Initiatives Company)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 4, 2012
geo: 
Louisville , KY
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

TwinSpires.com computer records were breached on August 3, 2012.  Customer names, cryptographically hashed Social Security numbers, dates of birth, and email addresses may have been exposed.  

Source: 
California Attorney General

Local 2/Hospitality Industry Child & Elder Care Plan

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 11, 2012
geo: 
San Francisco , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A USB drive was determined to be lost on August 13, 2012. Information from the non-medical program within the SF Culinary, Bartetenders, and Service Employees Welfare Plan was on the flash drive.  People who participated in the Child and Elder Care Plan may ahve had their names, Social Security numbers, and addresses exposed.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Northwestern Mutual and One America - American United Life

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 11, 2012
geo: 
Indianapolis , IN
United States
Records Breached: 

3,000

A former financial planner stole sensitive information from approximately 3,000 clients and used it to open new accounts, make purchases, receive cash advances, and reroute client mail until his arrest in August of 2011.  Client names, Social Security numbers, contact information, and financial account information were exposed. He was sentenced to two years in prison and three years of probation.  He will also have to pay $48,488.66 in restitution.  

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Education Resources Information Center (ERIC)

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 12, 2012
geo: 
Washington , DC
United States
Extra Info: 

An official notice was posted here:http://www.eric.ed.gov/pdf_availability.html

Those wishing to access a specific PDF should email ERICRequests@ed.gov.  

Records Breached: 

Unknown

ERIC began an effort to remove personally identifiable information from their full text documents in August of 2012.  The information had been publicly available through other means, but it was appearing more frequently in internet searches and becoming easier to access because of web advances.  Access to many full text documents on ERIC's database was temporarily disabled. Every document will be checked for personally identifiable information before being restored. 

Source: 
Databreaches.net

U.S. Postal Service

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
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

Feinstein Institute for Medical Research

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 14, 2012
geo: 
Manhasset
United States
Extra Info: 

Those with questions may call 888-591-3911.

Records Breached: 

13,000

A laptop stolen on or around September 2, 2012 contained current and former patient names, Social Security numbers, and other personal information.  The laptop was taken from the car of a contractor or employee and may have also contained current and former patient mailing addresses, dates of birth, and medical information. Participants in about 50 different research studies that date back an unknown number of years were affected.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

D.R. Horton Inc. (DHI Mortgage)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 16, 2012
geo: 
Fort Worth , TX
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A software security incident caused the personal information of mortgage applicants to be exposed. Unknown external sources caused a breach that compromised customer Social Security numbers, dates of birth, income data, and assets and liabilities information. The breach was discovered on February 10 at DHI's Internet Loan Prequalification System.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

American Third Position (A3P)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 3, 2012
geo: 
Las Vegas , NV
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Activists who use hacking (hactivists) targeted several American White supremacist groups.  A partial list of officers, political candidate information, financial data, and other member information was exposed.  

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Hagerty Insurance Agency, LLC

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 21, 2012
geo: 
Traverse City , MI
United States
Extra Info: 

Those with questions may call 800-922-4050.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

An administrative change on www.hagerty.com exposed the personal information of consumers.  Names, addresses, driver's license numbers, policy numbers, email addresses, phone numbers, and dates of birth were temporarily available online.  The error occurred late in the afternoon of February 14 and was corrected during the afternoon of the following day.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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