Watertown Public Schools

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 20, 2007
geo: 
Watertown , MA
United States
Records Breached: 

400

A laptop owned by Watertown was stolen from the vehicle of the Director or Personnel of Watertown Public Schools on December 18. There is a possibility that the laptop contained employee information. Employee names, Social Security numbers, addresses and other payroll information may have been exposed.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Stony Brook University

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 19, 2010
geo: 
Stony Brook , NY
United States
Records Breached: 

61,001 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

Student and faculty network and student IDs were posted online on sbuchat.com. A file with all registered student and faculty ID numbers could be downloaded in a PDF or Excel format. A systems engineer undergraduate discovered a flaw in the SOLAR system that allowed him to change students' NetID passwords without knowledge of the original password. The student then accessed the complete list of student and faculty IDs and posted the information.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

New York Academy of Medicine

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 28, 2007
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
Records Breached: 

7,460 (0 complete SSNs)

A computer was stolen during an office burglary in October 28. The last four digits of research participants' Social Security numbers, full names and dates of birth were on a database on the computer. Some participants also had their addresses and laboratory data exposed.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Cornell University

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 24, 2007
geo: 
Detroit , MI
United States
Records Breached: 

122

An employee laptop was lost after being checked as baggage at Detroit Metropolitan International Airport. It contained names, Social Security numbers and credit card numbers of some people.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Greenville South Carolina County School District

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 20, 2007
geo: 
Greenville , SC
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Boxes of personnel records were inadvertently left unsecured during renovations. Ten boxes held the names and Social Security numbers of teachers employed by the district between 1972 and 1990. Other boxes contained personnel records through 1998. District officials secured the boxes after receiving an anonymous call about the mistake.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Academic Magnet High School

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 3, 2007
geo: 
North Charleston , SC
United States
Records Breached: 

500 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A recent burglary makes it the third time that computers were stolen during campus burglaries. Two other incidents occurred in November. Student information was on the laptop stolen in the recent burglary. School officials felt that risk of identity theft was extremely low because the information was password protected and encrypted.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Cornell University

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 7, 2006
geo: 
Ithica , NY
United States
Records Breached: 

210

A laptop was stolen from an employee. Names and Social Security numbers were on the computer.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

City University of New York

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 21, 2006
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
Records Breached: 

96

Confidential data from the University server was accidentally made available through a Google search. The error was discovered on October 17 and faculty, students and staff were affected. The information included full names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, addresses, email addresses and University library identification card numbers. The copy of the file was removed from Google on October 20.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

City University of New York

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 15, 2006
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
Records Breached: 

445

Two computers were stolen from the York Support Services office. The computers contained databases including full names, Social security numbers and dates of birth.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Wake County Public School System

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 21, 2006
geo: 
Raleigh , NC
United States
Records Breached: 

3,396

A flash drive that contained employee names and Social Security numbers was misplaced. The flash drive was found two days later.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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