Lincoln Financial Group, Lincoln National Life Insurance Company, Lincoln Life and Annuity Company of New York

Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 23, 2011
New York , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 


Breach Total Number: 
91 763
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Type of breach: 

A programming error caused the names and Social Security numbers of current and former retirement plan enrollees to be accessible to unauthorized plan administrators.  The error had existed in the database's search function since October 2009.  A plan administrator notified Lincoln Financial Group of the issue on July 18.