The Data Breach Blog

Akron Children's Hospital hard drive missing, contained patient information

More than 7,500 patient families are being notified that a hard drive containing personal information has gone missing.

Totally Promotional attack compromises payment cards, other data

Attackers forced their way into Totally Promotional's systems and gained access to some customer payment card data and other information.

University of Rhode Island announces breach involving email, Facebook accounts

The University of Rhode Island learned of a breach involving the inappropriate collection and possible use of information related to email and Facebook accounts.

Colorado's OIT notifies 3,000 residents of data breach

A technical error resulted in letters containing personal information being mailed to the wrong address.

Credit card data possibly compromised for 93K Web.com customers

Web.com is notifying approximately 93,000 customers that their personal information may have been compromised in a breach.

Tremco staffer loses laptop, contained data on thousands of employees

Approximately 3,700 employees are being notified that a human resources staffer lost a company-issued laptop containing their personal information.

Illinois Department of Corrections data breach hits more than 1,000 employees

Personal information on more than 1,000 IDOC employees was included in a response to a civilian Freedom of Information Act request.

Breach affects payment cards used at hundreds of Fred's Super Dollar stores in 14 states

An unauthorized person gained access to two servers that payment card data is routed through after cards are swiped at Fred's Super Dollar stores.

SterlingBackcheck laptop stolen, contained data on about 100K individuals

A password protected, unencrypted laptop containing personal information was stolen from an employee's vehicle.

IRS agent misplaces flash drive containing data on nearly 12,000 Katy ISD employees

An IRS agent misplaced a portable flash drive containing the personal information while conducting a random audit under the direction of the IRS.

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