San Antonio Independent School District (SAISD)


Location

San Antonio, TX
United States
29° 25' 26.8392" N, 98° 29' 37.0608" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 15, 2011
geo: 
San Antonio, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

70

Dozens of students had their names, Social Security numbers, phone numbers, dates of birth, home addresses, and dropout likelihood posted online for several months.  The dropout likelihood was included in reports along with other personal details such as academic problems, homelessness, and history of running away from home.  The reports were never meant to be posted and a note that read "All student information is confidential. This report must be SHREDDED when no longer in use" was clearly visible at the bottom of each report.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Virginia Department of General Services


Location

Richmond, VA
United States
37° 32' 26.61" N, 77° 26' 9.7728" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 23, 2011
geo: 
Richmond, VA
United States
Records Breached: 

639

Social Security numbers, tax identification numbers, and other types of personal information were exposed on the Virginia Department of General Services website since 2001.  The database was not accessible via search engines, but an employee discovered that the information could be found by anyone doing a focused search on the actual website.  The information was removed after the discovery.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Washington South Supervisory Union


Location

Northfield, VT
United States
44° 9' 4.3272" N, 72° 39' 24.2892" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 4, 2011
geo: 
Northfield, VT
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Supervisory Union notified all employees that a serious security breach on its financial computer system was discovered and that their financial information may have been compromised.  The breach was not described in detail, but employees were informed that payroll would be temporarily using paychecks.  Supervisory Union contacted all banking institutions that were involved in direct deposit and informed them that client data may have been compromised.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Office of the Texas Attorney General


Location

Austin, TX
United States
30° 16' 1.7508" N, 97° 44' 35.0196" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 27, 2012
geo: 
Austin, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

6.5 million

Lawyers responsible for challenging a voter ID law in Texas requested the Texas voter database for analysis.  The Texas Attorney General's office released encrypted discs with the personal records of 13 million Texas voters, but half still contained Social Security numbers.  A state police officer was dispatched to New York, Washington D.C., and Boston to retrieve the encrypted discs when the opposing lawyers revealed that a mistake had occurred.

Source: 
Media

York County, South Carolina


Location

York, SC
United States
34° 59' 39.4872" N, 81° 14' 31.2648" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 14, 2012
geo: 
York, SC
United States
Records Breached: 

17,000

Hackers gained access to York County's web application server.  It contained two databases with the information of 17,000 job applicants and vendors.  The first database contained about 12,500 names from as far back as 15 years ago.  The second database was newer and contained information that had been collected up until August 29, 2011.  The intrusion was discovered by the county on August 29 and no new applicants or vendors were affected by the breach.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Environmental Protection Agency


Location

Washington, DC
United States
38° 53' 42.4032" N, 77° 2' 10.9176" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 2, 2012
geo: 
Washington, DC
United States
Records Breached: 

7,800

A computer security breach resulted in the exposure of Social Security numbers, bank routing numbers, and home addresses.  A total of 5,100 current employees and 2,700 other individuals had their information exposed by the unspecified computer breach that occurred in March. Notification was sent around the end of July.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

CIty of Tulsa, Oklahoma


Location

Tulsa, OK
United States
36° 9' 14.3352" N, 95° 59' 33.99" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 24, 2012
geo: 
Tulsa, OK
United States
Extra Info: 

Those with questions may call (918) 596-2699.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

A hacker or hacker managed to infiltrate and bring down the City of Tulsa's website.  It is unclear if any information was accessed, but notifications were sent to people who applied online for jobs or submitted online police reports.  Names, Social Security numbers, addresses, and driver's license numbers may have been exposed.

Source: 
Media

City of Macon Georgia


Location

Macon, GA
United States
32° 50' 26.502" N, 83° 37' 56.6472" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 10, 2013
geo: 
Macon, GA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A computer repair shop bought used computers on govdeals.com in 2011.  The computers were found to have information from city employees when they were removed from storage on January 5.  Social Security numbers, pension information, and other personal information from Macon police officers were on the computers.  Information from local businesses that was used for city purposes was also on the computers.  A total of 39 hard drives, two servers, and two CPUs were purchased and may have contained sensitive information.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' National Inventory of Dams


Location

Washington, DC
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 1, 2013
geo: 
Washington, DC
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Users of the National Inventory of Dams received notification that their information was reset after a hack may have compromised usernames and passwords.  Hackers obtained non-public information of around 8,100 major dams in the United States by breaching the database.  The information included dam vulnerabilities and could be used by cyber terrorists.  

Source: 
Media

Hill Air Force Base


Location

Ogden, UT
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 23, 2013
geo: 
Ogden, UT
United States
Records Breached: 

500

An administrative employee sent the names and Social Security numbers of 500 Hill Air Force Base employees to a personal email account. The administrative employee planned to finish a project at home but transferring the information to an unprotected email address may have resulted in the exposure of information. The employee's actions were against Hill Air Force Base policy.

Source: 
Media
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