Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 18, 2012
geo: 
Baton Rouge , LA
United States
Records Breached: 

17,130 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A laptop went missing from a physician's office sometime between March 16 and March 20 of 2012.  The laptop contained patient outcomes data from patients in the adult ICU from 2000 to 2008.  Patient names, race, age, dates of admission and discharge from the Intensive Care Unit, and results of treatment may have been exposed.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Reading Hospital

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 18, 2012
geo: 
Reading , PA
United States
Records Breached: 

12

A Reading Hospital employee made paper copies of sensitive information and used them for training purposes at an unaffiliated educational facility.  The incident was discovered the next day and the employee was fired.  Patient medical test results, diagnoses, prescribed medications, Social Security numbers, medical histories, and other personal information were exposed.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

First Data Corporation

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 11, 2012
geo: 
Atlanta , GA
United States
Records Breached: 

15,399

On April 25, 2012, First Data learned that certain limited personal information about approximately 108,500 merchants who currently process with First Data or who applied for processing services had been shared outside of the company. The names, addresses, and Social Security numbers of merchants who submitted applications to First Data for merchant processing services were purposely disclosed to an outside party in January and February of 2012.  First Data later discovered that this action was not clearly permitted in some merchant contracts.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Howard University Hospital

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 15, 2012
geo: 
Washington , DC
United States
Records Breached: 

40

A dishonest employee working as a technician in the surgery department at Howard University Health Sciences sold patient information between August 2010 and December of 2011. The employee was charged with one count of wrongful disclosure of individually identifiable health information.  Patient names, Medicare numbers, addresses, and dates of birth may have been exposed.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 14, 2012
geo: 
Chicago , IL
United States
Records Breached: 

50

A Northwestern Memorial Hospital employee was charged with one count of aggravated identity and one count of identity theft. The dishonest employee is accused of stealing the identities of patients to pay off personal bills.  Paperwork with the Social Security numbers, credit card numbers, and dates of birth of over 50 patients was found in the employee's home.  The dishonest employee's scheme was discovered when suspicious credit card activity related to the opening of utilities in the employee's name.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Rackspace, Incorporating Services, Ltd.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 2, 2012
geo: 
Dover , DE
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

On April 2, 2012, Incorporating Services learned that one of their servers was compromised by a malware attack.  Incorporating Services began investigating the breach after being informed by their internet hosting vendor and discovered that malicious software had allowed an unauthorized party to access data stored on the server.  Corporate officer Social Security numbers and names may have been exposed.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Lake Worth Independent School District

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 23, 2012
geo: 
Lake Worth , TX
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Employees of Lake Worth School District received email notification of a possible computer security breach.  It appears that a former employee may have accessed the personal information of employees and could have misused it.  It is unclear if a breach actually occurred. It is also unclear how the former employee may have compromised the district's computer system.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Saint Mary's Hospital, Naugatuck Valley Community College

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
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

Office of Dr. Gloria Traje-Quitoriano

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 23, 2012
geo: 
Fresno , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A physician's laptop was stolen from her husband's car.  The laptop contained patient names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, phone numbers, and addresses. The laptop was not encrypted.  

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Onehitplay.com

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 1, 2012
geo: 
Brea , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

687 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A hacker or hackers posted the information of users online.  It is unclear if this is related to an identical incident that occurred on October 23, 2011.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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