Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 20, 2012
geo: 
Boston , MA
United States
Records Breached: 

3,900 (No SSNs or financial information involved)

The May 22 office theft of a physician's laptop resulted in the exposure of patient information. It is unclear what type of information was on the laptop, but the chief information officer said that "nothing that would be used from an identity theft perspective" was on the laptop.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Yahoo! Voices

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 12, 2012
geo: 
Sunnyvale , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

453,492 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A hacker or hackers used an SQL injection technique to access the plain-text passwords of over 450,000 Yahoo! Voices (formerly known as Associated Content) users.  The information was then posted online.  Yahoo! Voice users are encouraged to change their Yahoo! passwords immediately. Users from as far back as 2006 or earlier may have had their passwords exposed.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Puerta Grande

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 10, 2012
geo: 
Winchester , KY
United States
Records Breached: 

50

Customers who used their debit and credit cards at Puerta Grande may have had their payment card information stolen by hackers.  Between 50 and 100 people reported fraudulent activity on their payment cards after visiting the restaurant. The restaurant stopped accepting payment cards until a new and secure system could be installed.  Only one of the three Puerta Grande restaurants in Winchester were affected.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Formspring

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 11, 2012
geo: 
San Francisco , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

420,000 (No SSNs or financial information revealed)

A hacker or hackers accessed Formspring's development server and posted the password hashes of 420,000 users online.  Formspring immediately reset all 28 million user passwords and addressed the security issues upon confirming that a breach had occurred.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

New York State Comptroller's Office, New York State Assembly

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 13, 2012
geo: 
Albany , NY
United States
Records Breached: 

300

The New York state Comptroller's Office accidentally released the personal information of over 300 current and former state lawmakers and their staff.  The information was intended to fulfill a reporter's request for per diem payments collected by lawmakers.  The information was posted in a spreadsheet online. The Social Security numbers were accessible on hidden pages within the spreadsheet; though they were initially believed to be hidden from public view. The private information was available for less than a day.

Source: 
Media

Nvidia

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 13, 2012
geo: 
Santa Clara , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

400,000 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A security breach affected Nvidia's developer forums. Hashed passwords and other sensitive information may have been obtained.  Public information such as birthdays, gender, and location may have been exposed. People who used the forums were given temporary passwords and instructed to choose a new forum password.

UPDATE (07/13/2012): A Nvidia representative said that its forum has 290,000 registered accounts, its DevZone site has 100,000 accounts, and its research site has 1,200 accounts.

Source: 
Media

Wisconsin Department of Revenue

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 24, 2012
geo: 
Madison , WI
United States
Records Breached: 

110,795

An annual sales report contained the Social Security and tax identification numbers of people and businesses who sold property in Wisconsin in 2011.  The report was available online between April 5, 2012 and July 23, 2012 and meant for real estate professionals.  The report was accessed a total of 138 times before being taken down.  Sensitive seller information was in an an embedded file included in an Microsoft Access file which showed sales data.

Source: 
Media

Upper Valley Medical Center

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 27, 2012
geo: 
Troy , OH
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The May 16 office theft of a hard drive resulted in the exposure of patient information.  The theft was discovered the next day and a suspect was caught on tape.  Upper Valley Medical Center does not believe any patient information was contained on the hard drive.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Hillsborough Health Department

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 26, 2012
geo: 
Tampa , FL
United States
Records Breached: 

291

An employee printed and removed sensitive client information for unknown purposes.  The employee was dismissed and steps were taken to reduce the risk of similar employee thefts occurring.  The employee removed the documents on February 15, 2012 and was not discovered until Hillsborough County Health Department was notified on May 25.  Client names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, phone numbers, patient identification numbers, type of visit, and other protected health information were exposed.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Upper Valley Medical Center, Data Image

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 27, 2012
geo: 
Troy , OH
United States
Records Breached: 

15,000 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A data breach of Data Image's online billing system may have exposed the private information of Upper Valley Medical Center patients.  Names, addresses, hospital account numbers, and balances owed could have been obtained during an 18-month period.  Current and former patients were notified that the breach was discovered on March 21, 2012, but could have occurred as early as October 1, 2010.  

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

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