L-3 Communications Corporation

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 15, 2012
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A thumb drive containing information from a small number of current employees, former employees, and applicants was discovered to have been misplaced from the workstation of an employee sometime around April 16.  The drive contained names and Social Security numbers. Those who were affected were mailed notifications on May 16.  

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Office of Dr. Roy E. Gondo

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 10, 2012
geo: 
Yakima , WA
United States
Records Breached: 

2,100 (Unknown number of SSNs)

A desktop computer and electronic medical records were stolen or discovered stolen sometime around February 21, 2012. They contained sensitive information. The incident was reported on the HHS website.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

ACEware Systems Inc., Lewis-Clark State College,

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 11, 2012
geo: 
Lewiston , ID
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An unauthorized party was able to access student records from ACEware Systems' server.  It contained student registration records from the Lewis-Clark workforce training center.   The records included the last four digits of students' Social Security numbers and partial credit card numbers.  

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Iran Defense Forum, Irandefence.net

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 15, 2012
geo: 
Plano , TX
United States
Records Breached: 

3,212 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A hacker or hackers accessed and posted the database information of Irandefence.net online.  The leaked information included usernames, email addresses, passwords, and associated password salts.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 13, 2012
geo: 
Brooklyn , NY
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Mail packages containing the beneficiary statements of certain shareholders for the year of 2011 were mailed to incorrect addresses on April 2, 2012.  The statements contained names, tax identification numbers of the intended shareholders, and addresses.  Shareholders of a single, unnamed issuer that used American Stock Transfer as a sub-transfer agent most likely had their information mailed to a different shareholder than the shareholder listed on the beneficiary statement.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

North Point Dental Care

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 4, 2012
geo: 
Winston Salem , NC
United States
Records Breached: 

10,000 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

The owner of North Point Dental accused a former colleague of stealing the information of about 10,000 current and former patients.  The men worked together on a political campaign and the former colleague used the patient information to call patients for campaign support as part of his role as the campaign manager.  The former campaign manager countered that he had received an email from the dentist encouraging him to take information from an office computer and use it to call the patients.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Experian, Crown Financial Group

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 5, 2012
geo: 
Costa Mesa , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

2,067

An unauthorized user or users was able to access credit reporting information after managing to pass Experian's authentication process.  The unauthorized access incidents took place sometime between August 2, 2011 and August 9, 2011. Consumers may have had their names, addresses, Social Security numbers, years of birth, and account numbers exposed.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Contempo Enterprises, LLC

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 8, 2012
geo: 
West Des Moines , IA
United States
Records Breached: 

330 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A hacker or hackers accessed and posted sensitive Contempo Enterprises information online.  Login credentials, names, email addresses, and customer data were exposed.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

University of Alabama - Birmingham (UAB)

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 25, 2012
geo: 
Birmingham , AL
United States
Extra Info: 

Former students with questions may call 1-855-822-8510 or email info-help@uab.edu.

Records Breached: 

8,000

People who were undergraduate students at UAB between 1995 and 2006 may have had their information accessed online.  The information included Social Security numbers and academic records.  It was accidentally made available on a publicly accessible server for an unspecified amount of time.  The breach was discovered on March 27. 

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Groupon

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 2, 2012
geo: 
Chicago , IL
United States
Records Breached: 

170 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

An ongoing flaw in Groupon's email link encryption exposes the emails of some Groupon users when specific terms are added into Google searches of Groupon's site.  Groupon believes that the problem is caused by users publicly pasting their Groupon deals online.  Groupon is working on a solution to exclude the results.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

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