New York University Langone Medical Center, Office of Dr. Eric C. Parker, Office of Dr. Patrick J. Kelly


Location

New York, NY
United States
40° 42' 51.6708" N, 74° 0' 21.5028" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 24, 2012
geo: 
New York, NY
United States
Extra Info: 

Those with questions may call (877) 615-3775.  

Records Breached: 

8,400 (5,000 SSNs reported)

The May 23 office theft of a desktop computer resulted in the exposure of patient information.  The computer was password protected and had security software, but was not encrypted. Patient names, addresses, dates of birth, telephone numbers, insurance information, and clinical information may have been exposed.  Additionally, approximately 5,000 patients had their Social Security numbers exposed.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Palm Beach County Health Department


Location

Palm Beach, FL
United States
26° 42' 20.2356" N, 80° 2' 11.148" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 3, 2012
geo: 
Palm Beach, FL
United States
Extra Info: 

Those with questions may call 561-671-4014.

Records Breached: 

86

An employee was fired in May for creating and attempting to mail a list of names and Social Security numbers for purposes of identity fraud.  It is unclear if the dishonest employee disclosed the information of other people before being caught. Some patients had already experienced fraudulent activity. People who may have been a patient in one of the Health Department Health Centers could have been affected.  

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

University of Arizona (UA)


Location

Tucson, AZ
United States
32° 13' 18.2748" N, 110° 55' 35.3244" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 8, 2012
geo: 
Tucson, AZ
United States
Extra Info: 

Those with questions may call UA's incident contact line at 520-621-4746

Records Breached: 

7,700

A UA student ran a Google search and found her private information posted publicly.  The data belonged to several thousand people who had submitted their names and tax ID numbers to UA in order to receive payments or reimbursements.  Vendors, consultants, guest speakers, and UA students had their names and tax ID numbers exposed in February and early March.  Some people had their Social Security numbers exposed in lieu of tax ID numbers. The sensitive data was embedded within a larger set of files being transferred to the UA new financial system.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Olympic College


Location

Bremerton, WA
United States
47° 34' 12" N, 122° 39' 9" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 3, 2012
geo: 
Bremerton, WA
United States
Extra Info: 

Those who experience an incident are encouraged to contact the college's campus security office at 360-475-7800.

Records Breached: 

16

Close to 20 Olympic College students and employees notified college personnel that their credit or debit card numbers were used fraudulently.  The payment cards had all been used at Olympic College. The reports began in late June and the exact cause of the breach was not identified.  Credit card transaction systems were removed from the main merchant network as a precaution.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Washington University


Location

St. Louis, MO
United States
38° 37' 37.2108" N, 90° 11' 57.8544" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 15, 2012
geo: 
St. Louis, MO
United States
Records Breached: 

4,100

A University employee was discovered copying electronic files onto an external hard drive on February 17, 2012.  The hard drive was recovered and the employee was fired.  The hard drive contained the names, Social Security numbers, addresses, and dates of birth of University employees and job applicants.  It is unclear if the hard drive information was used for fraudulent purposes.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

TransUnion LLC, Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (ManuLife)


Location

Chicago, IL
United States
41° 52' 41.2104" N, 87° 37' 47.2728" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 12, 2012
geo: 
Chicago, IL
United States
Extra Info: 

The location listed is that of Trans Union's Chicago Office.

Records Breached: 

461

An unauthorized access occurred sometime between January 22 and February 15, 2012.  Trans Union learned of the breach through its subscriber The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (Manulife).  Consumers may have had their credit reports accessed by someone using a client's login credentials.  Names, Social Security numbers, and addresses would have been exposed.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Patriot Self Storage (CubeSmart Management, LLC)


Location

Boston, MA
United States
42° 21' 30.3516" N, 71° 3' 35.1828" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 3, 2012
geo: 
Boston, MA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Files containing customer lease documents were discovered missing.  The information was several years old and included customer names and addresses.  Drivers' license numbers and Social Security numbers may have also been exposed.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

CWI Railroad System Specialists


Location

Barto, PA
United States
40° 23' 27.33" N, 75° 36' 39.1392" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 4, 2012
geo: 
Barto, PA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A hacker accessed the company's banking system and issued separate payments totalling $190,000 to banks in Virginia.  It is likely that the hacker placed malware in the system in order to make the withdrawal.  The malware has yet to be discovered and it is unclear how long ago the hacker first breached the system.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Wounded Warrior Project


Location

Jacksonville, FL
United States
30° 19' 55.8624" N, 81° 39' 20.3436" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 14, 2012
geo: 
Jacksonville, FL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A July 25 office burglary resulted in the theft of at least 33 laptops and iPads. The personal information of an unspecified number of former employees may have been affected.

UPDATE (11/28/2012): The laptops contained employee names, Social Security numbers, addresses, dates of birth, passport numbers, credit card information, bank account numbers, and possibly life insurance dependent information.  The IT department remotely locked access to the devices after discovering they had been stolen earlier in the same day.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Rite Aid Corporation


Location

Camp Hill, PA
United States
40° 14' 23.3232" N, 76° 55' 11.9064" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 27, 2012
geo: 
Camp Hill, PA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A customer using RiteAid's mobile app to check a prescription noticed that he was able to access the names, addresses, and prescription records of other customers.  The customer was able to identify some of the problems by using his computer science background.  He noticed there was no secure login tied to web service calls made from the smartphone application.  The customer was able to correspond with several RiteAid representatives and RiteAid began to address some of the security concerns.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net
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