Arkansas State University


Location

Jonesboro, AR
United States
35° 50' 32.2692" N, 90° 42' 15.4044" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 2, 2010
geo: 
Jonesboro, AR
United States
Records Breached: 

2,484

The full names, driver's license numbers and Social Security numbers of 2,484 full and part-time employees of the University were accidentally emailed to 144 University emails.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Seton Hall University


Location

South Orange, NJ
United States
40° 44' 56.364" N, 74° 15' 40.5288" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 2, 2010
geo: 
South Orange, NJ
United States
Records Breached: 

1,500 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

An Excel spreadsheet with academic information was accidentally emailed to 400 students. Fifteen hundred students had their names, addresses, emails, student ID numbers, majors, credit hours and GPAs exposed. Students who received the attachment were instructed not to view or distribute it. Students were also informed to meet with the associate dean for Undergraduate Student Services and Enrollment Management if they had already opened the attachment.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

District of Columbia Board of Elections and Ethics


Location

Washington, DC
United States
38° 53' 42.4032" N, 77° 2' 10.9176" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 22, 2006
geo: 
Washington, DC
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The Social Security numbers of registered voters in the District of Columbia were accessible. D.C. residents' voting histories were mailed with Social Security numbers that were poorly hidden or not hidden at all. The problem occurred because residents were asked to use their Social Security numbers as voter IDs. The policy was changed to include only the last four digits of Social Security numbers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

New York State Banking Department


Location

New York, NY
United States
40° 42' 51.6708" N, 74° 0' 21.5028" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 28, 2006
geo: 
New York, NY
United States
Records Breached: 

19,640

During the routine process of indexing the search engine of the Department's website, data files from the 2005 Volume of Operations Reports were inadvertently made accessible to members of the public between July 27 and August 29. Personal information included the Social Security numbers of all independent contractors employed by both licensed mortgage bankers and registered mortgage brokers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Commonwealth Business Media


Location

Newark, NJ
United States
40° 44' 8.3652" N, 74° 10' 20.5212" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 27, 2007
geo: 
Newark, NJ
United States
Records Breached: 

145

An employee accidentally attached a spreadsheet to an email that was sent to other employees. The spreadsheet had the names, Social Security numbers and other personnel information of each of the people it was emailed to.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

CHS, Inc.


Location

St. Paul, MN
United States
44° 57' 15.0012" N, 93° 6' 50.0004" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 31, 2010
geo: 
St. Paul, MN
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

PATR-1099 forms were mailed with names and Social Security numbers visible from the outside of the envelope. The company became aware of the problem after a recipient notified them of the mistake. The error did not affect all recipients.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Wendy's International Inc., Mercer Outsourcing (Life Choices Service Center)


Location

Dublin, OH
United States
40° 5' 57.2244" N, 83° 6' 50.6772" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 29, 2008
geo: 
Dublin, OH
United States
Records Breached: 

1,006

An administrative error at Life Choices Service Center caused 2008 Benefit Confirmation Statements to be sent to some incorrect addresses. The information of some Wendy's employees included dependent information for other Wendy's employees.  Names, Social Security numbers and dates of birth may have gone to the wrong people.  The error occurred on November 29.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Randstad Professionals


Location

Wakefield, MA
United States
42° 30' 23.3424" N, 71° 4' 22.1916" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 18, 2011
geo: 
Wakefield, MA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A file with images of 1099 tax forms was sent as an attachment in an email to an outside contractor for Randstad Professionals. It contained the names and Social Security numbers of an unspecified number of consultants. The mistake was realized in less than forty minutes and the contractor was asked to destroy the information from the email.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Southern California Medical-Legal Consultants, Inc. (SCMLC)


Location

Seal Beach, CA
United States
33° 44' 29.0616" N, 118° 6' 17.2332" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 12, 2011
geo: 
Seal Beach, CA
United States
Extra Info: 

Those with questions may call 562-493-0851 or email notify@scmlc.com.

Records Breached: 

300,000

A data security firm discovered that SCMLC data was available online.  The names and Social Security numbers of around 300,000 people who applied for California workers' compensation benefits may have been accessed by unauthorized parties.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

The Health Plan of San Mateo (HPSM)


Location

San Mateo, CA
United States
37° 33' 46.7712" N, 122° 19' 31.89" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 19, 2011
geo: 
San Mateo, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

694 (No SSNs or financial information involved)

Member notifications of approval of medical procedures were sent to the incorrect addresses.  Each approval letter contained the member's name, address, service requested, and HPSM member ID number.  The mistake was discovered on June 9, 2011 and the programming error that caused it was immediately fixed.  

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net
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