Breach News for April 2014


Organizations Impacted by a Breach in April

LocationCompany#BreachedInformation ExposedCause of BreachDate
CaliforniaKaiser Permanente5,100 Involved patients participating in specific research studies and may have compromised their names, birth dates, medical record numbers, lab results associated with research, addresses and additional medical research dataInfected with malicious software10/2011 - 02/2014
New YorkThe Rochester Housing Authority180Names and Social Security numbersEmployee errorUnknown
IowaIowa State University18,949Student ID numbersHack04/2014
IowaIowa State University29,780Social Security numbersHack04/2014
NationalLaCieUnknownCustomers’ names, addresses, email addresses, and payment card numbers and card expiration dates. LaCie website user names and passwords could also have been accessedHack03/2013 - 03/2014
TexasEveryChild, Inc2,934Patients’ birthdates, Social Security numbers, Medicaid numbers, photos and other health informationStolen computers02/2014
TennesseeUniversity Urology, Knoxville,Tenn1,144Patient names and addressesEmployee theft2013-2014
CaliforniaVeterans of Foreign Wars55,000Names, addresses, and Social Security numbersHackUnknown
NationalBigMoneyJobs.com36,800Full names, home addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, website registration information, and plaintext passwordsHack04/2014
VirginiaDeltek Inc.80,000Payment card informationHack03/2014
NationalBoxee TV158,128Names, e-mail addresses, message histories, and partially protected login credentials Hack03/2014
CaliforniaSutherland Healthcare Solutions 338,700Patients' first and last names, Social Security numbers and certain medical and billing information. Birth dates, addresses and medical diagnoses may also have been includedStolen computers08/2012 - 11/2013
MichiganMDCH2,595Names and addresses, and for some individuals, dates of birth. Of those, 1,539 records also included either a Social Security number or a Medicaid identification number.Stolen Laptop and drive01/2014
CaliforniaPalomar Health5,000 Patients' names, dates of birth, diagnoses, insurance carriers and other treatment-related information. It also included 36 patients' Medicare identification numbers,Stolen Laptop and drive03/2014
TexasSpecs8,900 Employee names, addresses,
phone numbers and
Social Security numbers
Hack10/2012 - 04/2014
TexasSpecs 550,000Bank routing
numbers card
security codes
and other
payment card
and check
Hack10/2012 - 04/2014
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