American Airlines


Location

Fort Worth, TX
United States
32° 43' 31.4724" N, 97° 19' 15.06" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 20, 2007
geo: 
Fort Worth, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

365

Personal information including Social Security numbers of pilots and other employees at American Airlines, including the chief executive, was exposed on a company Web site.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Sky Lakes Medical Center, Verus Inc.


Location

Klamath Falls, OR
United States
42° 13' 29.5212" N, 121° 46' 54.012" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 15, 2007
geo: 
Klamath Falls, OR
United States
Records Breached: 

30,000

The company that maintained the hospital's online bill payment system, transferred patient information from one server to another to perform maintenance but didn't take security measures, leaving information such as names, addresses and Social Security numbers exposed.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

University of Florida


Location

Gainesville, FL
United States
29° 39' 5.8824" N, 82° 19' 29.3736" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 21, 2007
geo: 
Gainesville, FL
United States
Extra Info: 

Those who suspect their Social Security numbers were posted can search their names on the Web site www.ssnbreach.org.

Records Breached: 

415

More than 400 former UF students might have been put at risk for identity theft after their Social Security numbers were posted on UF's Computing & Networking Services Web site. A news release from the Liberty Coalition, a group that works to preserve the privacy of individuals, said 14 files on the Web site contained sensitive information of 534 former UF students, including 415 Social Security numbers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Museum of Science, Boston


Location

Boston, MA
United States
42° 21' 30.3516" N, 71° 3' 35.1828" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 28, 2008
geo: 
Boston, MA
United States
Records Breached: 

140

The museum has notified 140 patrons that their names, credit card numbers, and other personal information were exposed on the museum's website because of a contractor's error.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Columbia University


Location

New York, NY
United States
40° 42' 51.3684" N, 74° 0' 21.5028" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 12, 2008
geo: 
New York, NY
United States
Records Breached: 

5,000

Social Security numbers of some 5,000 Columbians were accidentally posted by a student employee on a Google-hosted site in February 2007. Student Services discovered the leak in June 2008 and removed the sensitive data after it had been available for 16 months.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Keller High School


Location

Keller, TX
United States
32° 56' 4.452" N, 97° 15' 6.0552" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 18, 2008
geo: 
Keller, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

45

Keller family's received a mailing from Keller High School last week. Upon opening it, they found two enrollment forms. One was an emergency-care authorization form. But the other was a student information form containing another classmate's Social Security number, student ID number, home address, phone number and contact information for his parents at home and at work.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Sinclair Community College


Location

Dayton, OH
United States
39° 45' 32.2128" N, 84° 11' 29.7852" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 11, 2008
geo: 
Dayton, OH
United States
Records Breached: 

1,000

The names and Social Security numbers of almost 1,000 employees were inadvertently left open to public view on the Internet for about a year. A spreadsheet with information on people who worked at the school in 2000 and 2001 was placed in a computer folder by an employee. The employee didn't realize the folder could be viewed on the Internet.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Purdue University


Location

West Lafayette, IN
United States
40° 25' 33.1284" N, 86° 54' 29.0376" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 6, 2009
geo: 
West Lafayette, IN
United States
Records Breached: 

962

A mailing error has resulted in 1099 tax forms being sent to the wrong recipients. The incident affected 248 companies and 962 individuals. Those affected by the incident received letters notifying them that their tax information had either been sent to another or that they themselves had received someone else's information by mistake.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

CompuCredit


Location

Atlanta, GA
United States
33° 44' 56.382" N, 84° 23' 16.7352" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 19, 2009
geo: 
Atlanta, GA
United States
Records Breached: 

120 (0 SSNs were accessed)

A computer processing error created a single image file of 120 account statements for the month of April. Statement files are delivered to the cardholder through the website in Adobe PDF format. Because of a load error, the system failed to detect page breaks between the account statements, thus resulting in the system believing that all of the pages belonged to a single statement. As a result, the PDF image file contained 119 statements in addition to the cardholder's statement.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Bullitt County Public Schools


Location

Shepherdsville, KY
United States
37° 59' 18.2364" N, 85° 42' 56.8512" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 21, 2009
geo: 
Shepherdsville, KY
United States
Records Breached: 

676

A Bullitt County Public Schools employee accidentally sent an e-mail message to about 1,800 school district workers that included the names and Social Security numbers of 676 district employees. The employees were identified as not having completed the district's 2010 open-enrollment process for insurance, and the e-mail was intended as a reminder to complete the process.

Source: 
Dataloss DB
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