The purpose of this page is to provide awareness to individuals and organizations that are leaking information and the information of their customers. The entities listed on this site are verified to be leaking personal information sometimes without the company even being aware. SLC Security is now owned and operated by Jigsaw Security Enterprise. We are currently in process and as such this blog will eventually be taken offline and merged with Jigsaw Security resources.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
BREACH: Aventura Hospital and Medical Center
For the third time in two years,
U.S. Health and Human Services records show Aventura Hospital and
Medical Center has reported a data breach. The
latest reported data breach involving the theft of personal information
impacts 82,601 people. The breach date spans from Sept. 13, 2012 to June
9, 2014. What is more, the start date the
latest data breach is exactly one day after a former data breach ended
that impacted 2,560 individuals.
There was also a report impacting 948 people from Oct. 1, 2012 to Dec. 31, 2012.
company called Valesco Ventures sent a letter to Aventura Hospital and
Medical Center patients about the most recent case of identify theft. Valesco "provides hospital staffing and ancillary services" according to the letter dated Sept. 9, 2014.
to Valesco manager Terry Meadows, M.D., the company was told last May
that "An employee may have improperly accessed the personal identifying
information of a number of patients of Aventura Hospital."
information included names, dates of birth and Social Security numbers,
but according to Valesco, "No personal financial or health information
was improperly accessed." The letter written by
Meadows goes on to say that "Valesco Ventures and Aventura Hospital are
assisting law enforcement to identify and prosecute all responsible
Type: PII Area: Healthcare First Noted: 13 Sept 2012 Location: Aventura, Florida Total Records: 80000+ Status: Not Monitoring for Follow Up (Not a client of SLC Security Services LLC)