Old Dominion University


Location

Norfolk, VA
United States
36° 50' 48.534" N, 76° 17' 6.7848" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 15, 2006
geo: 
Norfolk, VA
United States
Records Breached: 

601

An instructor posted a class roster containing names and Social Security numbers to a publicly accessible website.  The information was posted during the spring semester of 2004.  Letters were sent to affected students which contained websites where the students could check to see if they had been victims of identity theft.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Georgetown University Hospital


Location

Washington, DC
United States
38° 53' 42.4032" N, 77° 2' 10.9176" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 25, 2006
geo: 
Washington, DC
United States
Records Breached: 

between 5,600 and 23,000 patients were affected (23,000 added to total below)

Patient data was exposed online via the computers of an e-prescription provider, InstantDx. Data included names, addresses, SSNs, and dates of birth, but not medical or prescription data. GUH suspended the trial program with InstantDX.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Cumberland County


Location

Carlisle, PA
United States
40° 12' 5.3172" N, 77° 11' 19.932" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 3, 2006
geo: 
Carlisle, PA
United States
Records Breached: 

1,200 employees of the county

Cumberland County (PA) officials removed salary board meeting minutes from their Web site because they contained the SSNs of 1,200 county employees. The information was included in minutes from meetings prior to 2000. The county no longer uses SSNs as unique identifiers for employees. Employees will be informed of the data breach in a note included with their paychecks.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Mississippi State University


Location

Jackson, MS
United States
32° 17' 55.5252" N, 90° 11' 5.316" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 19, 2006
geo: 
Jackson, MS
United States
Records Breached: 

2,400 students and emplolyees

SSNs and other personal information were inadvertently posted on a publicly accessible MSU Web site. The breach was discovered last week and the information has since been removed.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Clarksville-Montgomery County middle and high schools


Location

Clarksville, TN
United States
36° 31' 47.1756" N, 87° 21' 34.0308" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 19, 2007
geo: 
Clarksville, TN
United States
Records Breached: 

633

Staff and faculty Social Security numbers, used as employee identification numbers, were embedded in file photos by the company that took yearbook pictures and inadvertently placed in a search engine on school system's Web site.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Couriers on Demand


Location

Dallas, TX
United States
32° 48' 10.638" N, 96° 46' 11.7228" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 28, 2007
geo: 
Dallas, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

Hundreds

Personal information of job applicants was accidentally published to the Internet.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Lynchburg City


Location

Lynchburg, VA
United States
37° 24' 49.5144" N, 79° 8' 32.0856" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 14, 2007
geo: 
Lynchburg, VA
United States
Records Breached: 

1,200 Not included in total because it's not clear SSNs or account numbers were exposed.

Personal information of Lynchburg city employees and retirees was accidentally posted on the city's website among that information employee's prescription medications.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Hidalgo County Commissioner's Office


Location

Hidalgo County, TX
United States
26° 27' 56.2752" N, 98° 13' 16.6728" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 25, 2007
geo: 
Hidalgo County, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

25

The private medical information, including Social Security numbers and treatment details of people who sought medical assistance from the county was posted on the Hidalgo County Website.

Source: 
Media

Montana State University


Location

Bozeman, MT
United States
45° 41' 0.456" N, 111° 3' 1.7964" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 2, 2007
geo: 
Bozeman, MT
United States
Extra Info: 

   (406) 994-6550, http://eu.montana.edu/security

Records Breached: 

13

While investigating that breach, MSU data-security staff found another Excel spreadsheet accidentally posted on the MSU Web site since 2002. It contained the Social Security numbers of 13 people who got travel vouchers from the computer science department in the College of Engineering.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Binghamton University


Location

Binghamton, NY
United States
42° 5' 55.2732" N, 75° 55' 4.7064" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 17, 2008
geo: 
Binghamton, NY
United States
Records Breached: 

300

A university employee mistakenly sent an e-mail attachment containing the names, grade point averages and Social Security numbers of junior and senior accounting students to another group of School of Management students.

Source: 
Dataloss DB
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