Eaton Vance Management

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 8, 2012
geo: 
Boston , MA
United States
Massachusetts US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A mailing error caused the Social Security numbers of some employees to be visible through the window of mailed envelopes. The employee stock and tax documents were mailed on January 25, 2011 and notification was posted on February 6.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

David Yurman (Yurman Design, Inc.)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 7, 2012
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Yurman mailed some 1099 forms to the wrong addresses.  Names, tax information, and Social Security numbers were exposed.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

University of Rhode Island

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 27, 2012
geo: 
Kingston , RI
United States
Rhode Island US
Extra Info: 

The University of Rhode Island released a notice on their website herehttp://www.uri.edu/datanotice/

Records Breached: 

1,000

Students and faculty who were associated with the University of Rhode island after April of 2007 may have had their personal information exposed.  The information was placed on a server that was not set-up or intended to be used for storing sensitive information.  The information was on the College of Business Administration's computer server and included names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, hire year, rank, and limited compensation information.  The information was discovered to be publicly accessible on July 31.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

University of Chicago

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 28, 2012
geo: 
Chicago , IL
United States
Illinois US
Records Breached: 

9,100

A postcard mailed to University of Chicago employees contained their Social Security numbers. The cards were mailed on September 24 to remind employees about open enrollment, but also had Social Security numbers printed on the outside.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Brightline Interactive, Army Chief of Public Affairs

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 28, 2012
geo: 
Alexandria , VA
United States
Virginia US
Records Breached: 

518 (31 SSNs reported)

An army awards database was found to be available online.  The database was being handled by the defense contractor Brightline Interactive and was mistakenly uploaded to a public server at an unknown time.  Those who received awards for actions since September 11, 2001 were affected.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

New Jersey Department of Health

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 19, 2012
geo: 
Trenton , NJ
United States
New Jersey US
Records Breached: 

480 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

Over 480 registered medical marijuana patients received an email from the New Jersey Department of Health.  The email instructed them not to call New Jersey or the dispensary in Montclair to make an appointment.  The email did not hide the email addresses of the recipients.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

California Department of Healthcare Services

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 5, 2012
geo: 
Sacramento , CA
United States
California US
Extra Info: 

Those who may have been affected may call 1-855-297-5064 for assistance from DHCS.

Records Breached: 

14,000

Names and Social Security numbers were discovered on the website of the Department of Health Care Services.  People who sent their information in order to become a provider of In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) may have had their information exposed online between November 5, 2012 and November 20.  The issue was discovered on November 14 and was not fully addressed until November 20.  

Source: 
California Attorney General

WestCoast Children's Clinic

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 29, 2012
geo: 
Oakland , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A referral document containing sensitive information was accidentally sent in an email to an unauthorized recipient.  Patient names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, addresses, and health concerns were sent to a county social worker. The county social worker deleted the sensitive email and any other existing copies of the document were securely deleted from the network.  

Source: 
California Attorney General

Chicago Board of Elections Commissioners

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 13, 2012
geo: 
Chicago , IL
United States
Illinois US
Records Breached: 

1,200 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

The sensitive information of Chicago voters was exposed online due to a mistake by the election authority. A database that included names, the last four digits of Social Security numbers, addresses, and drivers license numbers was accidentally placed online in a publicly accessible place.  Only people who applied to work for the board in Chicago polling places on Election Day were determined to have been affected.  

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Salinas Valley State Prison (SVSP)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 1, 2012
geo: 
Soledad , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Sensitive staff information on a database file was found to have been accessible to all SVSP staff.  Staff names, Social Security numbers, phone numbers, addresses, and institutional-position information were exposed.  The breach was discovered on September 26 and it is unclear how long the information was available.

Source: 
California Attorney General

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