State of Maryland

Date Breach Made Public: 
April 1, 2009
United States
Maryland US
Records Breached: 


Breach Total Number: 
8 000
Dataloss DB
Year of Breach: 
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The names, Social Security numbers and other personal information of about 8,000 state employees could be compromised. The potential problem came to light when a torn and empty envelope from the company that manages the state's health savings account program arrived by U.S. mail. The envelope was missing an invoice that contains confidential information.