Housatonic Community College


Location

Bridgeport, CT
United States
41° 11' 11.5728" N, 73° 11' 42.6372" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 12, 2012
geo: 
Bridgeport, CT
United States
Records Breached: 

87,667 

Two campus computers were determined to have been infected by malware.  The breach occurred when a faculty or staff member opened an email that contained a virus.  The virus was immediately detected.  Faculty, staff, and students affiliated with the school between the early 1990's and the day of the breach may have had their names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, and addresses exposed.  Housatonic's president acknowledged that the cost of handling the breach could be as much as $500,000.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Saint Mary's Hospital, Naugatuck Valley Community College


Location

Waterbury, CT
United States
41° 33' 29.3508" N, 73° 3' 5.3892" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 23, 2012
geo: 
Waterbury, CT
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A Naugatuck Valley Community College instructor used patient X-rays from St. Mary's Hospital to teach radiology technology.  The instructor obtained the X-rays by using his Saint Mary's employee login to access medical records.  The X-rays were used without permission and contained patient names, dates of birth, and physician notes.  The instructor told students not to disclose the practice.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

IntraCare North Hospital


Location

Houston, TX
United States
29° 45' 36.6948" N, 95° 22' 9.804" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 8, 2012
geo: 
Houston, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

741 (No SSNs reported)

A former employee used patient information to file false income tax returns. The information of 741 patients was accessible in a binder.  The employee worked as an intake coordinator at the Hospital from March 15 to August 18 of 2011.  The breach was not discovered until April 18 of 2012.  

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Florida Department of Children and Families


Location

Tallahassee, FL
United States
30° 26' 17.7216" N, 84° 16' 50.6388" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 2, 2012
geo: 
Tallahassee, FL
United States
Records Breached: 

100,000

The information of Florida child care workers was placed on a state website.  The information was not password protected and could have been found through an internet search. An unnamed vendor working for the state of Florida was responsible for placing the information online.  Florida daycare workers may have had their dates of birth, names, and Social Security numbers exposed. It is not clear how long the information was exposed.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

American Pharmacist Association (APhA), Pharmacist.com


Location

Washington, DC
United States
38° 53' 42.4032" N, 77° 2' 10.9176" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 30, 2012
geo: 
Washington, DC
United States
Records Breached: 

28,000

Hackers associated with the group Anonymous posted donations, emails, personal account information, server information, and other information from APhA's online database.  The hackers also claim to have accessed the records of 16,000 patients by hacking the website, but did not post that information. Anonymous claims that the organization was targeted due to its connection to government officials.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

eHarmony.com


Location

Santa Monica, CA
United States
34° 1' 10.0344" N, 118° 29' 28.2876" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 7, 2012
geo: 
Santa Monica, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An unspecified number of eHarmony users were found to have had their passwords exposed after eHarmony investigated reports of passwords being posted on a hacker site.  Those who were affected had their passwords reset.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Chrome Crazy


Location

Park City, KY
United States
37° 5' 38.1768" N, 86° 2' 46.9212" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 16, 2012
geo: 
Park City, KY
United States
Records Breached: 

219 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A hacker or hackers accessed and posted sensitive information from Chrome Crazy online.  Customer order details, billing and shipping details, types of motorcycles owned, and email addresses were exposed.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Atkinson & Company LLP Consultants and Certified Public Accountants, The Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) of New Mexico


Location

Albuquerque, NM
United States
35° 5' 4.1676" N, 106° 39' 4.0932" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 15, 2012
geo: 
Albuquerque, NM
United States
Records Breached: 

100,000 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A computer containing PERA information was stolen from Atkinson & Company.  The information was related to a PERA annual audit that Atkinson & Company were hired to perform.  PERA current and former members, as well as retirees may have had their personal information on a file on the computer.  

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Alaska Structures


Location

Anchorage, AK
United States
61° 13' 5.0016" N, 149° 54' 1.0008" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 29, 2012
geo: 
Anchorage, AK
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A hacker or hackers accessed the website database information of Alaska Structures and defaced the website.  Some password information was posted online, but it is unclear how many usernames and passwords were obtained and distributed. 

Source: 
Dataloss DB

F1-racers.net


Location

Vancouver, WA
United States
45° 38' 19.4208" N, 122° 39' 41.3496" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 23, 2012
geo: 
Vancouver, WA
United States
Records Breached: 

72 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

Hackers launched an attack against the Formula One website in response to a decision to stage the Grand Prix in Behrain.  In addition to a denial of service attack on the official website, government websites were also attacked.  The hackers managed to access a database with the names, passport numbers, email addresses, and home addresses of people who purchased tickets for the Grand Prix.  The information the hackers posted was altered to protect privacy.

Source: 
Dataloss DB
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