The Data Breach Blog

Unauthorized access leads to Neiman Marcus Group breach, 5,200 affected

Neiman Marcus Group (NMG) reported that someone gained unauthorized access to thousands of online customer accounts.

Missing drives contained PHI on 950K Centene customers

During an inventory of its IT assets, health insurer Centene discovered that six hard drives containing personal and health information on 950,000 customers had gone missing.

University of Virginia hit with Phishing scam, 1,400 affected

The University of Virginia (UVA) suffered a data breach that was initiated via a phishing scam that revealed the tax and banking data of some of the school's employees.

San Diego County employees data mistakenly sent to Wells Fargo

San Diego Country, California employees mistakenly had their personal information, to include Social Security numbers, forwarded to Wells Fargo late last year.

Details of 325K Earbits.com users available on public database

MacKeeper discovered 13 million Earbits.com account records that were left exposed on a database server.

Indiana University Health Arnett Hospital loses USB drive with 29K records

Indiana University Health Arnett Hospital reported the loss of an unencrypted USB drives containing information on 29,000 emergency room patients.

Hillsides worker emails PII to unencrypted address, 1,000 affected

Hillsides child-services and welfare agency in Pasadena, Calif. reported a data breach on December 30 that could impact about 1,000 clients and staff members.

HealthSouth Round Rock laptop stolen, 1,900 affected

HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Round Rock in Texas is notifying individuals that some medical and personal information may have been lost when an employee's laptop was stolen.

POS attack hits Swiss Cleaners for 10 months

The Rockville, CT.-based dry cleaning firm Swiss Cleaners suffered a point of sale data breach that could have potentially stolen the data from every payment card type used in the eight-store chain for almost one year.

Phishing scam hits Middlesex Hospital in Conn.

Middlesex Hospital in Connecticut may have inadvertently allowed the personal information of almost 1,000 patients to be compromised through a phishing scam.

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