National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

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No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 13, 2012
Washington , DC
United States
District Of Columbia US
Records Breached: 

10,000 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

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An October 31 theft of a NASA laptop and sensitive NASA documents from an employee's locked car resulted in the exposure of employee information.  Contractors and other non-employees associated with NASA were also affected.  Employees are encouraged to be suspicious of communication from individuals claiming to be from NASA. It may take up to 60 days to send official notifications to those who were affected.

UPDATE (12/14/2012): Up to 10,000 employees and people associated with NASA may have been affected.