Sierra County, California


Location

Downieville, CA
United States
39° 33' 34.272" N, 120° 49' 39.7092" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 15, 2012
geo: 
Downieville, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

15 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A hacker or hackers accessed the database information of Sierra County and posted the information online.  The leaked data included 15 email addresses and passwords; some of the passwords had been decrypted.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

The Home Depot


Location

Suwanee, GA
United States
34° 3' 5.364" N, 84° 4' 16.68" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 13, 2012
geo: 
Suwanee, GA
United States
Records Breached: 

36

A dishonest employee accessed HR information with the intention of misusing the information to obtain fraudulent credit.  At least 36 Home Depot employees had their names, Social Security numbers, contact information, driver's license numbers, and possibly their financial account information accessed.  The incident was discovered on March 15.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Wave House


Location

San Diego, CA
United States
32° 42' 55.1844" N, 117° 9' 26.118" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 2, 2012
geo: 
San Diego, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

200

A former employee allegedly stole hundreds of applications and contracts while employed between May 2010 and January 2012. He is accused of making at least $40,000 in online purchases and pleaded not guilty to 17 counts of identity theft and one count each of grand theft, false personation, and a drug charge. He faces 15 years and eight months in prison if convicted.

UPDATE (08/08/2012): The dishonest employee entered a plea of guilty. He faces at least 180 days and up to one year in jail.  He is scheduled to be sentenced on September 6.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC)


Location

Washington, DC
United States
38° 53' 42.4032" N, 77° 2' 10.9176" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 18, 2012
geo: 
Washington, DC
United States
Records Breached: 

21 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A hacker or hackers accessed and posted the database information of NCPC online.  A total of 21 names, email addresses, telephone numbers, passwords, and job titles were leaked.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Pulaski Bank, Pulaski Financial


Location

Creve Couer, MO
United States
38° 39' 39.1896" N, 90° 25' 21.4248" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 16, 2012
geo: 
Creve Couer, MO
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Three former Pulaski employees are accused of accessing and exporting the mortgage data of customers.  A former loan officer emailed a large file to an outside email account a month before leaving Pulaski.  A former closing supervisor also allegedly transferred documents onto a portable electronic storage device before resigning.  The data appears to have been taken to a competitor.  Pulaski Financial filed a lawsuit against three former employees and their possible new employer, First State Bank of St. Charles, Missouri.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Dropbox


Location

San Francisco, CA
United States
37° 46' 29.748" N, 122° 25' 9.8976" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 17, 2012
geo: 
San Francisco, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Dropbox users began receiving spam from email sources posing as Dropbox.  Many users claim that Dropbox must have suffered a breach because email addresses they used specifically and solely for Dropbox were compromised.

UPDATE (07/20/2012): Dropbox investigated customer concerns of a data breach but could not find any evidence of an unauthorized intrusion or activity as of July 20.

Source: 
Media

Titus Regional Medical Center (TRMC)


Location

Mount Pleasant, TX
United States
33° 9' 24.4296" N, 94° 58' 5.7684" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 23, 2012
geo: 
Mount Pleasant, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The March 29 theft of an unknown number of x-ray films resulted in the exposure of protected health information.  Thieves were able to access the secured storage location that contained the old x-ray films.  These thefts usually occur for the purpose of extracting valuable precious metals from the films by destroying them.  Most of the information on the films was more than five years old.  It is unclear what type of patient information the x-ray films contained, but they did not include Social Security numbers. Notice of the breach was given on May 24.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Pamlico Medical Equipment, LLC (Now Vidant Internal Medicine)


Location

Washington, NC
United States
35° 32' 47.5872" N, 77° 3' 7.8264" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 3, 2012
geo: 
Washington, NC
United States
Extra Info: 

Those with questions may call 800-678-0697.

Records Breached: 

2,917

A flash drive was lost during transit on or around May 16. Patient names, Social Security numbers, Medicaid numbers, insurance carrier contact information, medical equipment being provided by Pamlico Medical Equipment, service date, price of the equipment rental, and other miscellaneous billing information may have been on the flash drive. The flash drive is believed to have been place with compacted trash that was transported to a landfill.  

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Grant Income Tax Bookkeeping and Check Cash


Location

Macon, GA
United States
32° 50' 26.502" N, 83° 37' 56.6472" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 29, 2012
geo: 
Macon, GA
United States
Records Breached: 

10

The dishonest owner of the tax preparation business used names and Social security numbers to file fraudulent tax returns for at least 10 people between 2007 and 2009.  He is accused of using nearly $8,000 in fraudulent tax refunds for his own purposes.  He was indicted on 23 counts of making false claims for tax refunds, four counts of theft of government money, and four counts of aggravated identity theft on March 15, 2012.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation-Highgate


Location

Dedham, MA
United States
42° 14' 28.2912" N, 71° 9' 58.1148" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 16, 2012
geo: 
Dedham, MA
United States
Extra Info: 

Patients may call 800-545-0749.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

An office burglary resulted in the theft of a safe on January 26.  The safe contained unencrypted backup tapes that require specialized software and equipment to read.  The tapes contained patient names, dates of birth, genders, diagnoses, and progress notes.  

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net
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