Johnston County, NC


Location

Johnston County, NC
United States
35° 26' 25.2636" N, 78° 23' 3.2028" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 27, 2006
geo: 
Johnston County, NC
United States
Records Breached: 

About 39,000 North Carolina residents

Personal data, including SSNs, of thousands of taxpayers, were inadvertently posted on the county web site. The information was removed from the site within an hour after officials became aware of the situation.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

New York Department of State


Location

Albany, NY
United States
42° 39' 9.2844" N, 73° 45' 22.4352" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 2, 2007
geo: 
Albany, NY
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The agency's Web site posted commercial loan documents that mistakenly contained SSNs. The forms are posted to let lenders know the current financial status of loan recipients.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center


Location

Pittsburgh, PA
United States
40° 26' 26.25" N, 79° 59' 45.1896" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 12, 2007
geo: 
Pittsburgh, PA
United States
Records Breached: 

88

Personal information including names, Social Security numbers, and radiology images of patients were previously included in two medical symposium presentations that were posted on UPMC's Web site. Though the presentation was later removed in 2005, the presentations were apparently inadvertently re-posted on the site and only recently removed again.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Jax Federal Credit Union


Location

Jacksonville, FL
United States
30° 19' 55.8624" N, 81° 39' 20.3436" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 1, 2007
geo: 
Jacksonville, FL
United States
Records Breached: 

7,766

Social Security numbers and account numbers of clients were accidentally posted on the Internet, then indexed by Google. JFCU was transmitting information to a printer for a preapproved auto loan mailing when the information was picked up by Google from the printer's Web site.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Louisiana Board of Regents


Location

Baton Rouge, LA
United States
30° 27' 2.6856" N, 91° 9' 16.3836" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 17, 2007
geo: 
Baton Rouge, LA
United States
Records Breached: 

80,000

Records of students and staff including Social Security numbers,names, and addresses exposed on web.  In all, more than 80,000 names and Social Security numbers were accessible for perhaps as long as two years on an internal Internet site.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Citigroup, ABN Amro Mortgage Group


Location

Norridge, IL
United States
41° 57' 48.1104" N, 87° 49' 38.2224" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 21, 2007
geo: 
Norridge, IL
United States
Records Breached: 

5,208

Three spreadsheets containing 5,200 Social Security numbers and other personal details about customers were inadvertently leaked over an online file-sharing network by a former employee. Tiversa, a company that monitors P2P networks, found Excel spreadsheets from the desktop of a financial analyst at ABN Amro Mortgage Group running LimeWire.

Source: 
Media

Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services


Location

Madison, WI
United States
43° 4' 22.9872" N, 89° 24' 4.428" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 8, 2008
geo: 
Madison, WI
United States
Records Breached: 

260,000

Social Security numbers were printed on about 260,000 informational brochures sent by a vendor hired by the state, Electronic Data Systems Inc. (EDS), to recipients of SeniorCare, BadgerCare and Medicaid. The company agreed to pay $250,000 to the state for the mistake, as well as paying for an identity theft monitoring service for the affected individuals, for a total of about $1 million.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

University of Texas Health Science Center


Location

Tyler, TX
United States
32° 21' 4.536" N, 95° 18' 3.8232" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 23, 2008
geo: 
Tyler, TX
United States
Records Breached: 

2,000

About 2,000 medical bills were mailed last week with patients' Social Security numbers visible on the envelope.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Williamson County (TN) Schools


Location

Franklin, TN
United States
35° 55' 30.2304" N, 86° 52' 8.004" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 10, 2008
geo: 
Franklin, TN
United States
Records Breached: 

5,100

Social Security numbers and other personal information of 4,000 children were posted on the Internet.

UPDATE 7/11/08 : 5, 100 students' information may be compromised.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Ivy Tech Community College


Location

Bloomington, IN
United States
39° 9' 55.17" N, 86° 31' 34.9896" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 10, 2008
geo: 
Bloomington, IN
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An employee of the college used an internal file sharing system to send a file that consisted of students enrolled in the spring 2008 semester for distance education courses. The employee intended to share the file with a single employee of the college. Instead, due to a clerical error, the invitation to view the file was sent to a list of all Indianapolis region employees.

Source: 
Dataloss DB
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