Seattle School District


Location

Seattle, WA
United States
47° 36' 22.356" N, 122° 19' 55.4556" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 1, 2008
geo: 
Seattle, WA
United States
Records Breached: 

5,000

Personal information, including Social Security numbers, was inadvertently released to a local union representing some district workers. The 5,000 employees are more than half the district's work force. Included were about 700 members of International Union of Operating Engineers Local 609, which represents custodial, nutritional services, security- and alarm-monitoring workers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Indiana Department of Administration


Location

Indianapolis, IN
United States
39° 46' 1.2576" N, 86° 9' 22.518" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 30, 2009
geo: 
Indianapolis, IN
United States
Records Breached: 

8,775

Social Security numbers of current and former state employees were accidentally posted on a state Web site for about two hours. The Social Security numbers were erroneously included in a contract solicitation file posted on the department's procurement Web site.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

llinois Department on Aging


Location

Springfield, IL
United States
39° 48' 6.1812" N, 89° 38' 37.3596" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 29, 2009
geo: 
Springfield, IL
United States
Records Breached: 

170

A spreadsheet with worker names and Social Security numbers was found on the Internet. The data, prepared for an outside auditing firm, was released to a so-called peer-to-peer network during a music transfer to an agency laptop. 160 employees and another 10 or so former staffers were alerted to the breach.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Suffolk Community College


Location

Selden, NY
United States
40° 51' 59.3532" N, 73° 2' 8.3868" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 4, 2009
geo: 
Selden, NY
United States
Records Breached: 

300

Suffolk Community College has agreed to pay a company for the next year to monitor the credit of 300 students whose last names and Social Security numbers were mistakenly listed in an attachment to an e-mail sent to those students last month.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

City of Oakridge


Location

Oakridge, OR
United States
43° 44' 47.4432" N, 122° 27' 42.1776" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 18, 2010
geo: 
Oakridge, OR
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A list of the names, addresses and Social Security numbers of employees of the City of Oakridge was sent out with monthly water bills. The town has about 1,400 households. The city has signed up all employees for a credit monitoring service. The city does not know how many people received the list of employee information in a newsletter included with their water bill.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Atlanta Firefighters


Location

Atlanta, GA
United States
33° 44' 56.382" N, 84° 23' 16.7352" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 13, 2010
geo: 
Atlanta, GA
United States
Records Breached: 

1000

While attending a seminar on security, Atlanta police officers were astonished to discover that personal information from city firefighters was being used as an example of what could be found on the Internet. The information included Social Security numbers, names and addresses. It is believed that the information was hacked and/or uploaded to a file sharing website from a city employee's off-site laptop.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

City of Springfield


Location

Springfield, IL
United States
39° 46' 54.1956" N, 89° 39' 0.5328" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 10, 2010
geo: 
Springfield, IL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The city of Springfield put documents online that contained sensitive information such as Social Security numbers, driver’s license numbers, home and work telephone numbers, bank account numbers and the name of someone who called the state anonymously to report suspected child abuse. The documents were posted on the city’s website in response to Freedom of Information Act requests as part of an initiative to make public information available to anyone with a computer.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities


Location

Columbus, OH
United States
39° 57' 40.2336" N, 82° 59' 55.6584" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 10, 2010
geo: 
Columbus, OH
United States
Records Breached: 

200

Within a two week period personal information of 200 people using the Department's services was accidentally posted online. The Social Security numbers, names, addresses, medical records, and treatment information were only available for viewing through the state computer network.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

General Motors


Location

Detroit, MI
United States
42° 19' 53.1372" N, 83° 2' 44.7144" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 16, 2010
geo: 
Detroit, MI
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An electronic file containing Social Security numbers, names and email addresses was accidentally sent.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Johns Hopkins University


Location

Baltimore, MD
United States
39° 17' 25.386" N, 76° 36' 43.8804" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 22, 2010
geo: 
Baltimore, MD
United States
Records Breached: 

692

Approximately 85 staff members received an email from the Applied Physics Laboratory on June 15. The email had an attachment with personal benefits information of APL staff dependents. The information included names, Social Security numbers, parent names, dates of birth, marital and disability status and medical and dental coverage. The emails were deleted by the IT department and staff members were asked to reply that they had not made copies or disclosed the information.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net
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