The Data Breach Blog

George Mason University travel system targeted for malware attack

The incident could have exposed the names and Social Security numbers of users, although no evidence has surfaced to suggest that's the case.

Central Utah Clinic notifies over 30K patients of potential HIPAA breach

The clinic is warning patients of a potential breach after an unauthorized party accessed a server.

Computer hardware containing patient data stolen from Ohio plastic surgery office

Beachwood-Westlake Plastic Surgery and Medical Spa in Ohio notified more than 6,000 patients that a June burglary resulted in a theft of their personal information.

AltaMed Health Services notifies 3,000 individuals of possible breach

AltaMed Health Services is notifying individuals that a former temporary employee is being investigated by law enforcement for possibly accessing and misusing AltaMed records as part of an identity theft ring.

Access gained to California university web server storing personal information

California State University, East Bay, is notifying more than 6,000 individuals that their personal information may have been compromised.

Unencrypted thumb drive containing patient data stolen from Duke University Health System

A Duke University Health System unencrypted thumb drive containing patient data was stolen from an administrative office on July 1.

More than 10K electronic medical records compromised at Houston health system

An employee accessed medical records at Memorial Hermann Health System for nonprofessional purposes.

Payment card processing systems compromised at five Bartell Hotels locations

Payment card processing systems were compromised at five Bartell Hotels locations in San Diego and credit card numbers may be at risk.

Backup hard drive stolen from law firm contained personal info

Social security numbers were among the information on a backup hard drive that was stolen from an employee of Imhoff and Associates, PC.

POS malware infections at two OTTO pizzeria locations in Maine

About 900 customers at two OTTO pizzeria locations in Portland, Maine, had payment card data compromised after POS malware was discovered on terminals.

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