www.naperville.il.us


Location

Naperville, IL
United States
41° 47' 9.1068" N, 88° 8' 50.2404" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 8, 2012
geo: 
Naperville, IL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A cyber intruder injected a virus into the website of the city of Naperville.  City officials claim that no resident credit card information was compromised.  There is no evidence that any type of information was stolen from the website.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)


Location

Washington, DC
United States
38° 53' 42.4032" N, 77° 2' 10.9176" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 13, 2012
geo: 
Washington, DC
United States
Records Breached: 

10,000 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

An October 31 theft of a NASA laptop and sensitive NASA documents from an employee's locked car resulted in the exposure of employee information.  Contractors and other non-employees associated with NASA were also affected.  Employees are encouraged to be suspicious of communication from individuals claiming to be from NASA. It may take up to 60 days to send official notifications to those who were affected.

UPDATE (12/14/2012): Up to 10,000 employees and people associated with NASA may have been affected.  

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Westside Park Elementary School Based Health Center


Location

Adelanto, CA
United States
34° 34' 57.972" N, 117° 24' 33.174" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 28, 2012
geo: 
Adelanto, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

1,370 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A burglary sometime around October 1 may have resulted in the exposure of patient names, Social Security numbers, phone numbers, addresses, dates of birth, health conditions, medications, and other health information.  The information was in a locked room that was accessed, but it appears that none of the paper records were stolen.  Thieves took a television and other items. 

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Walgreens


Location

San Diego, CA
United States
32° 42' 55.1844" N, 117° 9' 26.118" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 13, 2012
geo: 
San Diego, CA
United States
Extra Info: 

At least 36 Walgreens stores in San Diego County had violations.  Over 600 Walgreens stores in California counties such as Alameda, Riverside, Los Angeles, San Joaquin, Solano, Monterey, and Yolo were also involved in the lawsuit.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

Walgreens was ordered to pay $16.57 million as a part of a settlement of a civil environmental prosecution.  Walgreens was accused of illegally dumping hazardous waste as well as confidential customer medical information.  It is unclear what type of customer medical information was mishandled.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Vidant Pungo Hospital


Location

Belhaven, NC
United States
35° 32' 24.594" N, 76° 37' 22.7532" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 22, 2012
geo: 
Belhaven, NC
United States
Records Breached: 

1,100 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

Paper jackets that held radiology films were thrown away with office trash instead of being properly discarded.  The paper jackets contained names, addresses, dates of birth, ages, sex, race, and information on dates and names of radiology procedures prior to May of 2012.  The paper jackets are believed to have been picked up by a sanitation company and discarded in a landfill.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

CVS Caremark


Location

Woonsocket, RI
United States
42° 0' 10.3536" N, 71° 30' 53.2224" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 4, 2012
geo: 
Woonsocket, RI
United States
Records Breached: 

955 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

The theft of paper records may have resulted in the exposure of patient information.  The theft may have occurred on August 13, 2012 and was reported or discovered on November 16, 2012.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Isaac Miller Elementary School, Santa Maria-Benita School District


Location

Santa Maria, CA
United States
34° 57' 10.9224" N, 120° 26' 8.5884" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 10, 2012
geo: 
Santa Maria, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A man noticed dozens of books and documents inside a dumpster near Miller Elementary.  The documents contained personal and financial information related to applications for free and recuded-price meals.  The books were new and federally-funded.  School officials claimed that the documents should have been shredded and recovered the documents and books. The books were donated.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine


Location

Miami, FL
United States
25° 47' 20.2884" N, 80° 13' 35.1804" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 30, 2012
geo: 
Miami, FL
United States
Extra Info: 

Patients with questions may call (855) 540-4773.

Records Breached: 

1,219 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A briefcase containing an unencrypted flash drive was stolen from the vehicle of a University of Miami Miller School of Medicine pathologist on November 24, 2011.  It contained the names, medical record numbers, ages, sexes, diagnosis information, and treatment information of patients who had specimens reviewed by the department of pathology between 2005 and 2011.  

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Naperville Unit District 203


Location

Naperville, IL
United States
41° 47' 9.1068" N, 88° 8' 50.2404" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 28, 2012
geo: 
Naperville, IL
United States
Records Breached: 

101 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

The report cards of 101 high school students were accidentally sent to the person listed as their emergency contact.  A vendor made an unauthorized change to the computer program that generates report cards.  If a parent had a high school student attending the district and was listed as an emergency contact for another high school student, then they received two report cards.  Parent names were listed on the report cards of each student, but parents listed as emergency contacts mistakenly received the report cards anyway. No Social Security numbers were exposed.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

St. Elizabeth's Medical Center


Location

Boston, MA
United States
42° 21' 30.3516" N, 71° 3' 35.1828" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 9, 2012
geo: 
Boston, MA
United States
Records Breached: 

6,831

St. Elizabeth's Medical Center became aware of sensitive paperwork that was found exposed miles away from the medical center's Brighton campus.  St. Elizabeth's immediately sent someone to recover the documents.  It is unclear how the documents ended up in the area and a vendor may have been the source of the breach.  The types of information exposed were not revealed.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net
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