Triangle Tax Services

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 12, 2012
geo: 
Miami , FL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A tax preparer for Triangle Tax Services was found to have information in her possession for the purpose of identity theft.  A county deputy pulled the dishonest employee over for a traffic stop and found that she had checks, tax return credit cards, and handwritten names, dates of birth, and Social Security numbers.  She faces at least eight counts of identity theft; though it is unclear how many of her 300 potential victims are connected to Triangle Tax Services.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

StandardAero

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 3, 2012
geo: 
Tempe , AZ
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The March 20 theft of a laptop and registration forms resulted in the exposure of customer information.  Customer credit card numbers were included in the registration information.  

Source: 
Dataloss DB

BJ's Wholesale Club

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 2, 2012
geo: 
Westborough , MA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

ON or around March 1, 2012, BJ's Wholesale learned that an unauthorized party had used the names, addresses, and membership numbers of an unknown number of members to create new online profiles on BJs.com.  Goods were then fraudulently purchased on the website between November 2011 and March 2012.  The membership profile information that may have been accessed included Social Security numbers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

North East School of the Arts

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 26, 2012
geo: 
San Antonio , TX
United States
Records Breached: 

1,253

An April 19 car burglary resulted in the exposure of student information.  An external hard drive containing letters associated with students who applied to the North East School of the Arts was stolen from a teacher's car.  The letters contained applicant names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, home addresses, phone numbers, and previous school district information.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Minnesota Department of Public Safety Driver and Vehicle Services

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 27, 2012
geo: 
St. Paul , MN
United States
Records Breached: 

3,700 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

An internal audit revealed that an employee at an unnamed Minnesota car dealership allowed an unauthorized friend to use his login information.  The login information provided access to a vehicle database for processing consumer sales.  Consumer vehicle identification numbers, names, addresses, and dates of birth may have been exposed.  The employee's friend worked at a vehicle repossession company and may have allowed additional individuals to use the login credentials.  The employee who revealed his login information may face criminal charges.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

TwoPlusTwo.com

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 28, 2012
geo: 
Henderson , NV
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A hacker accessed passwords and associated email addresses of users of Two Plus Two Forums.  It is unclear what types of data and how much were accessed.  Anyone who used the same email and password combination for Two Plus Two Forums and other sites should change their password for Two Plus Two Forums as well as the other sites.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center (M.D. Anderson)

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

30,000 (Unknown number of SSNs)

A laptop with sensitive patient information was stolen from the home of an M.D. Anderson faculty member on April 30.  The laptop was not encrypted and contained patient names, medical record numbers, treatment and/or research information, and in some instances Social Security numbers.  Notifications were mailed to patients who were affected on June 28.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Dayton VA Medical Center

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

16

Documents with Social Security numbers, dates of birth, and other sensitive information were found in the home of a deceased VA employee in May.  The records were found in a box in the attic of the home.  It is unclear why the employee took the information home.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Restart Behavioral Health Care

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

Unknown

Sensitive paperwork was left in a publicly accessible dumpster after Restart Behavioral Health Care moved to a new location. Contact information and financial information such as email addresses, phone numbers, names, and check receipts could be found.  Social Security card information and Medicaid numbers were also in the dumpster.  A local news team contacted the owner of Restart.  He refused to comment on the situation, but demanded the return of the documents.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

www.ThePartsBin.com

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 29, 2012
geo: 
Ord , NE
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The servers of ThePartsBin.com were hacked between April 9 and June 12, 2012.  Customer names and credit card information may have been exposed.  

Source: 
California Attorney General

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