Yale University


Location

New Haven, CT
United States
41° 18' 29.3508" N, 72° 55' 41.3688" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 19, 2012
geo: 
New Haven, CT
United States
Records Breached: 

1,200 (Unknown number of SSNs)

Hackers accessed at least one Yale database and obtained the details of 1,200 students and staff.  Hackers may have obtained names, Social Security numbers, addresses, and phone numbers. Additionally, usernames, passwords, and email addresses were published as proof of the hack.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Independence Physical Therapy


Location

Mystic, CT
United States
41° 21' 15.3576" N, 71° 57' 59.2632" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 23, 2012
geo: 
Mystic, CT
United States
Records Breached: 

925 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A desktop computer was stolen or discovered stolen on August 1, 2011.  It contained protected health information.  The incident was disclosed on July 3.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Wolf & Yun


Location

Elizabethtown, KY
United States
37° 42' 11.034" N, 85° 51' 53.7876" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 3, 2012
geo: 
Elizabethtown, KY
United States
Records Breached: 

824 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

The April 24 office theft of a laptop resulted in the exposure of patient information.  The laptop contained names, dates of birth, and auditory testing data.  A public notice was posted on July 20.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Public Broadcasting System


Location

Arlington, VA
United States
38° 52' 47.892" N, 77° 6' 24.372" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 30, 2012
geo: 
Arlington, VA
United States
Records Breached: 

1,871 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A hacker or hackers accessed and published information from a Public Broadcasting System server or database.  A total of 1,598 press usernames, plain-text passwords, and email addresses were posted online.  Thirty-six administrator names, usernames, email addresses and passwords were also publicly posted.  Finally, 237 names, emails, passwords, and usernames from other sources were posted online.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

First Republic Bank


Location

San Francisco, CA
United States
37° 46' 29.748" N, 122° 25' 9.8976" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 14, 2012
geo: 
San Francisco, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Sensitive information that may have been in the form of paper records was improperly disposed of on August 2.  Client names, account types, account numbers, tax payer identification numbers, and Social Security numbers may have been exposed.  

Source: 
California Attorney General

Bellacor.com, Inc.


Location

Mendota Heights, MN
United States
44° 53' 0.8772" N, 93° 8' 17.79" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 21, 2012
geo: 
Mendota Heights, MN
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A breach by an unauthorized party was discovered and contained on July 26.  The unauthorized party injected malicious code into the Bellacor website on June 7.  Temporary files including customer names, addresses, phone numbers, and encrypted credit card information may have been exposed.

Source: 
California Attorney General

University of Rhode Island


Location

Kingston, RI
United States
41° 28' 49.3644" N, 71° 31' 21.216" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 27, 2012
geo: 
Kingston, RI
United States
Extra Info: 

The University of Rhode Island released a notice on their website here: http://www.uri.edu/datanotice/

Records Breached: 

1,000

Students and faculty who were associated with the University of Rhode island after April of 2007 may have had their personal information exposed.  The information was placed on a server that was not set-up or intended to be used for storing sensitive information.  The information was on the College of Business Administration's computer server and included names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, hire year, rank, and limited compensation information.  The information was discovered to be publicly accessible on July 31.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems


Location

Colombus, OH
United States
39° 57' 40.2336" N, 82° 59' 55.6584" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 20, 2012
geo: 
Colombus, OH
United States
Records Breached: 

1,755 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A hacker or hackers accessed and posted sensitive information from an official Yamaha music website.  A total of eight administrator accounts, as well as 1,755 email addresses and plain-text passwords were exposed.  

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Boston Water and Sewer Commission


Location

Boston, MA
United States
42° 21' 30.3516" N, 71° 3' 35.1828" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 6, 2012
geo: 
Boston, MA
United States
Extra Info: 

Those with questions may call (617)-989-7800.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

A contractor working for Boston Water and Sewer Commission misplaced a hard drive.  The hard drive may have contained customer names, account numbers, meter numbers, phone numbers, addresses, and other information the utility organization recorded. Residents were also warned to be aware of possible calls from people pretending to be from the Commission.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

U.S. Postal Service


Location

Miami, FL
United States
25° 47' 20.2884" N, 80° 13' 35.1804" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 14, 2012
geo: 
Miami, FL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A man shot and killed a postal worker in December of 2010 in order to steal his master key. The key was then used by the the man and his partner to access apartment complex mailboxes in the North Miami-Dade area.  An unknown number of people then became victims of tax refund fraud.

The man was found guilty of 14 counts of homicide, carjacking, robbery, possession of a firearm, and aggravated identity theft in September of 2012.  He faces a sentence of up to life in prison.

Source: 
Databreaches.net
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