Western Michigan University

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 8, 2011
geo: 
Kalamazoo , MI
United States
Michigan US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A backup hard drive that contained student and faculty information was discovered missing on January 25.  Hundreds of current and former students and faculty members had their names and Social Security numbers exposed by the breach.  Academic records were also on the hard drive.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Tulane University

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 18, 2011
geo: 
New Orleans , LA
United States
Louisiana US
Records Breached: 

10,000

A University issued laptop was stolen from an employee's car on December 29. The laptop was used to process 2010 tax records for employees, students and others who will receive a 2010 W-2. The information included names, Social Security numbers, salary information and addresses.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Omaha School Employees Retirement System

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 15, 2011
geo: 
Omaha , NE
United States
Nebraska US
Records Breached: 

4,300

A breach of Omaha School Employees Retirement System's website was discovered on December 21. The incident occurred because of an attempt to access administrator log-in information. The hacker or hackers may have obtained a database with names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, years of service and beneficiary information of current and former Omaha Public Schools employees. The website was shut down within two hours of the discovery.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Franklin University

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 7, 2008
geo: 
Columbus , OH
United States
Ohio US
Records Breached: 

6,440

A file with student and alumni information was accidentally placed on a publicly accessible web server. The information included names, Social Security numbers, term and class information, email addresses and Franklin University ID numbers.  The file was removed from the web server.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

University of Connecticut, HuskyDirect.com

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 11, 2011
geo: 
Storrs , CT
United States
Connecticut US
Records Breached: 

18,059

Customers who used their credit cards on UConn's Huskydirect.com sports gear website may have had their personal information exposed in a data security breach. A hacker was able to access the Huskydirect.com customer database and may have viewed billing information with names, addresses, telephone numbers, credit card numbers, expiration dates, security codes and email addresses. The Huskydirect.com database is run by an outside vendor. People who made purchases offline are not at risk.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

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
Massachusetts US
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

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Affiliated Physicians Group (APG)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 20, 2007
geo: 
Foxborough , MA
United States
Massachusetts US
Records Breached: 

53

On October 20, a briefcase was stolen from the vehicle of a physician. The briefcase contained patient encounter forms with names, addresses, Social Security numbers, telephone numbers and insurance information.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Armstrong Atlantic State University

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 31, 2010
geo: 
Savannah , GA
United States
Georgia US
Extra Info: 

Affected individuals may call (912) 344-3529.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

A portable hard drive was stolen from the nursing department in early October.  It contained the Social Security numbers of several hundred alumni.  

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Harvard University

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 14, 2007
geo: 
Cambridge , MA
United States
Massachusetts US
Records Breached: 

56

Folders containing information about students from the University's Division of Continuing Education were lost. The folders were from the previous year and included names, Social Security numbers, Harvard ID numbers, dates of birth, addresses, email addresses and phone numbers. Some of the folders contained additional information about the students and their dependents, spouses or parents. The information did not include credit card numbers. The University speculates that the folders were placed in a file cabinet that was later recycled.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Wake Technical Community College

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 16, 2007
geo: 
Raleigh , NC
United States
North Carolina US
Records Breached: 
1,886
A flash drive that contained student names and Social Security numbers was lost and recovered. The flash drive was discovered missing on October 18 and was recovered within a month. The College stopped using Social Security numbers as student IDs shortly after this breach.
Source: 
Dataloss DB

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