Administrative Office of the Courts - Washington

Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 9, 2013
Olympia , WA
United States
Washington US

The Administrative Office of the Courts provided a website for additional information:

Those with questions may call 1-800-448-5584

Records Breached: 

1,000,000 (160,000 SSNs)

Breach Total Number: 
160 000
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Type of breach: 

A breach of the Administrative Office of the Courts' server resulted in the exposure of one million driver's license numbers between fall of 2012 and February of 2013.  It was confirmed that at least 94 people had their Social Security numbers accessed.  Up to 160,000 Social Security numbers could have been accessed. 

In April the court was able to confirm that public records and confidential information were exposed.  People who were booked in a city or county jail within the state of Washington between September 2011 and December 2012 may have had their name and Social Security number accessed.  Anyone who received a DUI citation in Washington state between 1989 and 2011, had a superior court criminal case in Washington state that was filed against them or resolved between 2011 and 2012, or had a traffic case in Washington filed or resolved in a district or municipal court between 2011 and 2012 may have had their names and driver's license numbers exposed.