Chesapeake Wound Care Center


Location

Plymouth, NH
United States
43° 45' 25.2612" N, 71° 41' 17.2824" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 12, 2012
geo: 
Gambrills, MD
United States
Records Breached: 

200

A podiatrist licensed in the state of Maryland operated a podiatry practice called Chesapeake Wound Care Center from his home.  Between April 1, 2002 and October 11, 2004, he submitted 80 fraudulent claims to Medicare for podiatry services that had not been performed at nursing facilities.  The podiatrist signed a Settlement Agreement with the government on October 30, 2007 after being caught, but then fraudulently billed Medicare advantage plans between October 31, 2007 and July 20, 2010.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Kansas Department of Aging


Location

Wichita, KS
United States
37° 41' 32.0496" N, 97° 20' 15.162" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 20, 2012
geo: 
Wichita, KS
United States
Records Breached: 

7,100 (100 SSNs reported)

Paper files, a laptop, and a flash drive were stolen from an employee's vehicle in Wichita.  A total of 100 seniors who participated in the Senior Care Act program had their Social Security numbers exposed.  An additional 7,000 seniors who participated in the Older American Act program including Meals on Wheels had personal information other than Social Security numbers stolen. This personal information may have included full names, addresses, birth dates, gender, Medicaid identification numbers, case manager name and case manager telephone number.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

VeriSign Inc.


Location

Reston, VA
United States
38° 57' 31.0716" N, 77° 21' 25.2108" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 2, 2012
geo: 
Reston, VA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

VeriSign was hacked repeatedly in 2010. The hackers stole undisclosed information.  VeriSign is responsible for the integrity of web addresses ending in.com, .net, and .gov. If hackers were able to obtain certain information, it is possible that .com, .net, and .gov websites could be imitated more easily.  Hackers may be able to direct people to faked website and intercept email from federal employees or corporate executives using the .gov addresses.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Muskogee Regional Medical Center


Location

Muskogee, OK
United States
35° 44' 52.3572" N, 95° 22' 10.8876" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 6, 2012
geo: 
Muskogee, OK
United States
Extra Info: 

Patients with questions may call 1-800-722-9608 between December 2011 and March 2012.

Records Breached: 

844 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A binder containing forms with flu test results for 2011 went missing sometime around December 5, 2011.  It contained the information of patients who received a flu test between January 1, 2011, and December 5, 2011.  patient names, internal hospital department and internal account numbers, gender, medical record numbers, dates of birth, age, dates of tests, and flu test results.  

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

St. Joseph Health System


Location

CA
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 15, 2012
geo: 
CA
United States
Extra Info: 

Patients from the California hospitals St. Jude Medical Center, Mission Hospital, Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, Petaluma Valley Hospital, and Queen of the Valley were affected. No single California city is listed as the breach location.

Records Breached: 

31,800 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

Protected patient information may have been available on the internet for one year.  A patient's attorney contacted St. Jude officials to inform them that the information was available online. The patient health records included names, body mass index, blood pressure, lab results, smoking status, diagnoses lists, medication allergies, and demographic information such as gender, date of birth, language spoken, ethnicity, and race.  The information was removed from online and co no longer be accessed by unauthorized parties.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Los Angeles County Police Canine Association


Location

Los Angeles, CA
United States
34° 3' 8.0424" N, 118° 14' 37.266" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 28, 2012
geo: 
Los Angeles, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

100 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

The FBI is investigating an incident that resulted in the information of over 100 law enforcement officers being posted online.  Hackers obtained the names, addresses, and phone numbers of officers who are part of the Los Angeles County Police Canine Association (LACPCA).  Private emails from officers may have also been obtained.    

Source: 
Databreaches.net

New York State Electric & Gas (NYSEG), Rochester Gas and Electric (RG&E), Iberdrola USA


Location

Rochester, NY
United States
43° 9' 39.708" N, 77° 36' 39.3192" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 24, 2012
geo: 
Rochester, NY
United States
Extra Info: 

Affected customers may call 1-877-736-4495. More information can be found on the websites of the companies www.nyseg.com and www.rge.com.

Records Breached: 

878,000 NYSEG customers and 367,000 RG&E customers

An employee at a software development consulting firm that was contracted by Iberdrola USA, the parent company of both NYSEG and RG&E, allowed the information systems of clients to be accessed by an unauthorized party.  Customer Social Security numbers, birth dates, and in some cases, financial institution account numbers were exposed.  A total of 878,000 NYSEG customers and 367,000 RG&E electricity customers were affected.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Humboldt State University


Location

Arcata, CA
United States
40° 51' 59.4612" N, 124° 4' 58.224" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 14, 2012
geo: 
Arcata, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

5,700

The personal information of students was accidentally sent in an email attachment as a response to a request for data.  The mistake was noticed immediately and all copies of the file were removed from the system of the party requesting data.  Student names, addresses, and Social Security numbers were exposed. Humboldt State University warned students to be vigilant about phishing, but stated that it is unlikely the data was misused.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Opening Ceremony Online, LLC.


Location

New York, NY
United States
40° 42' 51.6708" N, 74° 0' 21.5028" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 31, 2012
geo: 
New York, NY
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Opening Ceremony discovered that an inadvertent breach of security resulted in the exposure of customer names, addresses, credit card numbers, credit card expiration dates, and credit card security codes.  The breach was discovered sometime in March and first occurred on or around February 16, 2012.

Source: 
California Attorney General

McDonald's


Location

Tulsa, OK
United States
36° 9' 14.3352" N, 95° 59' 33.99" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 9, 2012
geo: 
Tulsa, OK
United States
Records Breached: 

282

A dishonest McDonald's employee confessed to using a handheld skimming device for three weeks to capture drive-thru customer credit and debit card numbers. He then passed the information along to others who used the numbers to produce fraudulent cards and make purchases.  A total of 282 card numbers were discovered on a suspect's laptop.

Source: 
Dataloss DB
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