Office of Dr. Philip P. Corneliuson


Location

Fresno, CA
United States
36° 44' 48.6312" N, 119° 46' 21.3132" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 22, 2012
geo: 
Fresno, CA
United States
Extra Info: 

Those with questions may call (559) 261-0185.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

An office burglary resulted in the theft of a computer.  The incident was discovered on September 15, 2012.  Patient names and Social Security numbers were on the computer.

UPDATE (10/24/2012): The computer contained medical records and insurance information.

Source: 
California Attorney General

University of Georgia (UGA)


Location

Athens, GA
United States
33° 57' 0" N, 83° 22' 59.9988" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 16, 2012
geo: 
Athens, GA
United States
Records Breached: 

8,500

The passwords of two University of Georgia (UGA) IT employees were reset and misused by an intruder.  Names, Social Security numbers, and other sensitive data of current and former school employees may have been exposed. The breach may have begun as early as September 28, 2012.

Source: 
Media

Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company and Allied Insurance


Location

Columbus, OH
United States
39° 57' 40.2336" N, 82° 59' 55.6584" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 16, 2012
geo: 
Columbus, OH
United States
Extra Info: 

Affected Georgia consumers may call 1-800-760-1125. Other consumers with questions may call 1-800-656-2298.

Records Breached: 

1,000,000

A portion of the computer network used by Nationwide and Allied Insurance agents was breached by cyber criminals on October 3.  The attack was discovered on the same day and contained.  On October 16, it was determined that names, Social Security numbers, driver's license numbers, dates of birth, marital status, gender, occupation, and employer information had been stolen.  Affected parties were identified on November 2 and notifications were sent on November 16.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Florida Hospital Tampa (formerly University Community Hospital Medical Center), Crothall Healthcare, Naval Medical Center (Bob Wilson Naval Hospital)


Location

Tampa, FL
United States
27° 57' 2.07" N, 82° 27' 25.8408" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 30, 2012
geo: 
Tampa, FL
United States
Records Breached: 

45

Three people were arrested for their roles in filing 225 fraudulent tax returns.  They face charges of conspiracy, theft of government property, and aggravated identity theft.  About $555,000 in refund money was obtained.  One of the defendants worked at Florida Hospital Tampa through a maintenance and housekeeping company.  Information came from a variety of medical centers in California and Florida.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Carolinas HealthCare System


Location

Charlotte, NC
United States
35° 13' 37.5132" N, 80° 50' 35.2572" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 7, 2012
geo: 
Charlotte, NC
United States
Records Breached: 

6,300 (5 SSNs reported)

An unauthorized electronic intrusion may have affected up to 6,300 patients from Carolinas Medical Center-Randolph. The intruder accessed a provider's email account and could have obtained patient names, dates and times of service, dates of birth, diagnosis and prognosis information, medications, results, and referrals.  The Social Security numbers of five patients who had their Social Security numbers sent through or received by the email account may have also been obtained.

 

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Omnicell, University of Michigan Health System


Location

Ann Arbor, MI
United States
42° 16' 50.9736" N, 83° 44' 34.9368" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 22, 2012
geo: 
Ann Arbor, MI
United States
Records Breached: 

3,997 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

An electronic device was stolen from an Omnicell employee's car on November 14.  The device was not encrypted and contained the medication, demographic, and health information of 4,000 patients from three hospitals in the University of Michigan Health System.  

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

First Step Counseling, Inc.


Location

Metuchen, NJ
United States
40° 32' 35.376" N, 74° 21' 47.538" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 4, 2012
geo: 
Metuchen, NJ
United States
Records Breached: 

638 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

An unauthorized disclosure of paper records may have exposed patient information.  The breach may have taken place between May 1, 2011 and August 5, 2011.  It was discovered or reported on November 16 of 2012.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Vermont Department of Taxes


Location

Bend, OR
United States
44° 3' 29.4228" N, 121° 18' 55.116" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 11, 2012
geo: 
Montpelier, VT
United States
Records Breached: 

1,332

The Vermont Department of Taxes website accidentally displayed the Social Security numbers of 1,332 individuals and the federal ID numbers of 245 businesses for two hours.  The personal data was contained in a weekly group of property transfer tax returns.  The three parties who were able to access the information were identified and contacted.  

Source: 
Databreaches.net

City of Point Pleasant


Location

Point Pleasant, WV
United States
38° 50' 40.29" N, 82° 8' 13.5204" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 24, 2012
geo: 
Point Pleasant, WV
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A potential security breach to the City of Point Pleasant's computer system was discovered by an outside agency.  Pleasant officials were contacted and an investigation began.  Little is known about the breach, though it is believed to have originated from an outside source.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Palos Verdes High School


Location

Palos Verdes, CA
United States
33° 44' 40.0596" N, 118° 23' 13.2612" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 29, 2012
geo: 
Palos Verdes, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Three students were caught selling quiz answers to students.  It was discovered that they had stolen and copied a master key from the janitor's office.  They then used the copy of the master key to install keylogging hardware onto the computers of four teachers.  The keylogging hardware revealed passwords, which were then used to access the central files of the school network.  It is unclear what types of information the students had access to.  They used their access to electronically change their grades slightly.

Source: 
Databreaches.net
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