West Pittsburgh Partnership


Location

Pittsburgh, PA
United States
40° 26' 26.25" N, 79° 59' 45.1896" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 10, 2012
geo: 
Pittsburgh, PA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A concerned citizen investigated a pile of documents next to a dumpster.  The documents contained names and Social Security numbers.  A local news team responded to the story and contacted a representative from West Pittsburgh Partnership.  West Pittsburgh Partnership began an investigation into how the job placement program documents dating back to 1992 were exposed.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Brigham and Women's Hospital


Location

Boston, MA
United States
42° 21' 30.3516" N, 71° 3' 35.1828" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 22, 2012
geo: 
Boston, MA
United States
Records Breached: 

615 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

The October 16 theft of a desktop computer may have resulted in the exposure of patient information.

UPDATE (12/28/2012): The computer was stolen from the Brigham and Women's Hospital office.  Medical record numbers, age, medications, laboratory values and other clinical information may have been on the computer.  Up to 615 people may have been affected by the theft.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Pulaski Bank


Location

Overland Park, KS
United States
38° 58' 56.0208" N, 94° 40' 14.8512" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 27, 2012
geo: 
Overland Park, KS
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An employee left sensitive loan application documents in a vehicle while at the gym.  The documents were stolen and included loan applicant tax returns. The breach occurred in September.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

RIte Aid Corporation


Location

MA
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 12, 2012
geo: 
Harrisburg, PA
United States
Records Breached: 

2,900 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

The misplacement of paper documents resulted in the exposure of health and/or other personal information.  The breach was discovered on October 7, 2011.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (MetLife) of Connecticut


Location

Bloomfield, CT
United States
41° 50' 39.0012" N, 72° 44' 29.0004" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 24, 2012
geo: 
Bloomfield, CT
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

in November of 2009, a customer discovered that spreadsheet with current and former MetLife customer information had been posted online.  MetLife corrected the problem after being notified by the customer and provided two years of credit monitoring and identity theft insurance to customers who had been affected by the breach.  The type of information exposed in the spreadsheet and the length of time it was available online were not revealed.  

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Windstream


Location

Kannapolis, NC
United States
35° 29' 14.4996" N, 80° 37' 18.2424" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 27, 2012
geo: 
Kannapolis, NC
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A concerned neighbor noticed that packages were being delivered to an abandoned house. Law enforcement confronted a man who was collecting the packages and found that he had stolen old Windstream customer files and used the information to open fraudulent accounts with online retailers.  The man was an employee of Windstream and had taken paper documents from the mid to late 1990s.  A second vacant home that served as a delivery location was also found.  The former employee was charged with felony identity theft.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

West Virginia Chiefs of Police Association, Alabama Department of Public Safety, Texas Department of Public Safety, City of Mobile Police Department, Texas Police Chiefs Association, Texas Police Association


Location

WV
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 8, 2012
geo: 
WV
United States
Extra Info: 

No city is listed.  Board members, members, and organization officers live throughout West Virginia. People in Mobile, Alabama and Texas were also affected.

Records Breached: 

46,943 (46,000 SSNs reported)

A hacker obtained and revealed 156 home addresses, phone numbers, cell phone numbers, email addresses, and usernames of police officers associated with the West Virginia Chiefs of Police Association. Retired police chiefs, and every current police chief in West Virginia had their information exposed. The hacker was associated with Anonymous.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Burger King


Location

Gresham, OR
United States
45° 30' 0.4896" N, 122° 25' 48.7236" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 25, 2012
geo: 
Gresham, OR
United States
Records Breached: 

30

A former Burger King employee used a skimming device to capture customer information.  Customers who used their credit cards at the drive-through during the late-night shift had their information copied, sold, and used to make fraudulent purchases. The dishonest employee, the person who misused the data to create forged credit cards, and two others who made fraudulent purchases were all arrested.  A total of $14,000 in goods were purchased.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Gila County Health and Emergency Services (Payson WIC Office)


Location

Payson, AZ
United States
34° 13' 51.1248" N, 111° 19' 30.4896" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 7, 2012
geo: 
Payson, AZ
United States
Records Breached: 

1,000

A woman found thousands of applications for Women, infants, and Children (WIC) support in a dumpster.  Around 1,000 documents were originally reported in the dumpster.  Additional documents were discovered when a local news team joined the woman at the dumpster a few days later. The applications included copies of drivers licenses, Social Security numbers, medical information, and many other types of sensitive information.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Department of Medical Assistance Services, Affiliated Computer Services (ACS), Inc.


Location

Richmond, VA
United States
37° 32' 26.61" N, 77° 26' 9.7728" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 22, 2012
geo: 
Richmond, VA
United States
Records Breached: 

1,444 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

The unauthorized disclosure of paper records may have resulted in the exposure of the protected health information of people associated with Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS). The incident related to DMAS's relationship with Affiliated Computer Services (ACS) and occurred sometime between November 2, 2011 and November 16, 2011. 

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net
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