Massachusetts Secretary of State Office


Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 6, 2010
geo: 
Boston , MA
United States
Records Breached: 

139,000

Breach Total Number: 
139 000
Source: 
Databreaches.net
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Type of breach: 

In an attempt to release public information from the Securities Division, the Massachusetts Secretary of State's office released the Social Security and driver's license information of 139,000 investment advisers registered with the state. The information was sent on a CD-ROM sent to IA Week, an investment industry publication.