Indiana University Medical Group


Location

Indianapolis, IN
United States
39° 46' 6.6576" N, 86° 9' 29.0664" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 12, 2012
geo: 
Indianapolis, IN
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A concerned citizen found a box of sensitive medical documents in a dumpster and contacted a local news team.  The box contained hundreds of documents that included copies of driver's licenses, prescriptions, signatures, and other patient information.  The box was removed by Indiana University Medical Group before investigators arrived.  Indiana University Medical Group claimed that the information was accidentally discarded rather than shredded. The documents were properly disposed after being collected.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Emory Healthcare, Emory University Hospital


Location

Atlanta, GA
United States
33° 44' 56.382" N, 84° 23' 16.7352" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 18, 2012
geo: 
Atlanta, GA
United States
Extra Info: 

Patients with questions may call the Emory Healthcare Support Center hotline at 1-855-205-6950.

Records Breached: 

315,000 (228,000 SSNs reported)

Emory Healthcare revealed that 10 backup discs that contained patient information are missing from a storage location at Emory University Hospital.  The discs were determined to have been removed sometime between February 7, 2012, and February 20, 2012.  The patient information was related to surgery and included names, Social Security numbers, diagnoses, dates of surgery, procedure codes or the name of the surgical procedures, surgeon names, anesthesiologist names, device implant information, and other protected health information.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Sheppard Air Force Base


Location

Wichita Falls, TX
United States
33° 54' 49.3524" N, 98° 29' 36.1932" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 24, 2012
geo: 
Wichita Falls, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

721

I man found medical records stacked in a bag in a closet while checking for financial records in the home of his estranged wife. The records date from 2003 to 2007 and involve the information of patients of Sheppard Air Force Base's 82nd Medical Group.  Names, Social Security numbers, addresses, phone numbers, and in some cases, patient diagnoses were on the documents.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Lake County Sheriff's Office


Location

Tavares, FL
United States
28° 48' 14.9688" N, 81° 43' 32.2752" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 7, 2012
geo: 
Tavares, FL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Hackers were able to access and publicly post over 16,000 law enforcement files online.  Sensitive 911 calls, witness and victim statements, names of young crime victims, names and personal phone numbers of SWAT team members, a blueprint that could allow sex predators to avoid arrest, and possibly sheriff employee passwords were posted. SWAT team information such as the unit's operating guide and number of snipers was also posted.  Personal information including Swat team member home and cell phone numbers was posted as well. The breach occurred sometime around April 28, 2012.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Physicians Automated Laboratory


Location

Bakersfield, CA
United States
35° 22' 23.8512" N, 119° 1' 7.3668" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 24, 2012
geo: 
Bakersfield, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

745 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

An office burglary on or around March 26 resulted in the exposure of patient information.  Patient files containing names, phone numbers, dates of birth, addresses, and lab work were stolen from a laboratory. It is unclear why affected patients were not notified until two months after the incident.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Paper Street Media, LLC


Location

FL
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 31, 2012
geo: 
FL
United States
Records Breached: 

6,378 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A hacker or hackers accessed Paper Street Media data and posted it online.  A total of 6,209 user names and passwords were posted.  Additionally, 169 emails were posted.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Next Day Flyers (Postcard Press, Inc.)


Location

Torrance, CA
United States
33° 50' 9.0564" N, 118° 20' 26.2644" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 6, 2012
geo: 
Torrance, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

On April 2, 2012, an electronic file was discovered on Next Day Flyer's system.  The file was storing transaction information for customers who placed orders through the company's website between March 23, 2012 and April 2, 2012.  It was discovered when the company found out that an unauthorized person was trying to disrupt traffic to Next Day Flyer's website.  The file was removed, but customer names, credit card information, email addresses, and postal addresses may have been exposed.  

Source: 
California Attorney General

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center


Location

New York, NY
United States
40° 42' 51.6708" N, 74° 0' 21.5028" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 13, 2012
geo: 
New York, NY
United States
Extra Info: 

Memorial Sloan-Kettering's statement about the breach is posted on their website and can be found here.

Records Breached: 

880 (Unknown number of SSNs)

A routine check for sensitive information by Memorial Sloan-Kettering revealed that a PowerPoint presentation that was posted on two medical professional websites in 2006 contained embedded private information.  The information included patient names, phone numbers, addresses, and in some cases, Social Security numbers.  Anyone who accessed and manipulated the PowerPoint presentation could have viewed the information that was used to create certain graphs.  A total of five PowerPoint files contained sensitive information.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Bethpage Federal Credit Union


Location

Bethpage, NY
United States
40° 44' 39.3576" N, 73° 28' 55.4484" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 12, 2012
geo: 
Bethpage, NY
United States
Records Breached: 

86,000

An employee accidentally posted data onto a file transfer protocol site that was not secure on May 3.  The data contained customer VISA debit card names, addresses, dates of birth, card expiration dates and checking and savings account numbers.  The error was discovered on June 3. The data was accessed, but there was no evidence of identity theft or fraud as of June 12.  New cards were issued to 25% of the affected members and the remaining members will have their affected cards deactivated on June 30.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Applegate Valley Family Medicine


Location

Grants Pass, OR
United States
42° 26' 20.4252" N, 123° 19' 42.2148" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 2, 2012
geo: 
Grants Pass, OR
United States
Records Breached: 

2,300 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A stolen laptop contained patient information.  The theft occurred sometime between December 1, 2011 and December 17, 2011.

Source: 
Dataloss DB
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