Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 26, 2007
geo: 
Indianapolis , IN
United States
Indiana US
Records Breached: 

4,000

The names and SSNs of INDOT employees were inadvertently posted on an internal network computer drive sometime between Sept. 6 and Dec. 4, 2006.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Ohio Board of Nursing

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 25, 2007
geo: 
Columbus , OH
United States
Ohio US
Records Breached: 

3,031

The agency's Website posted names and SSNs of newly licensed nurses twice in the past two months. The Social Security numbers were supposed to have been removed before posting.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Wisconsin Department of Revenue via Ripon Printers

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 1, 2007
geo: 
Madison , WI
United States
Wisconsin US
Extra Info: 
Records Breached: 

171,000 taxpayers

Tax forms were mailed to taxpayers in which SSNs were inadvertently printed on the front of some Form 1 booklets. Some were retrieved before they were mailed.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Montana State University

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 27, 2006
geo: 
Bozeman , MT
United States
Montana US
Records Breached: 

259

A student working in the loan office mistakenly sent packets containing lists of student names, Social Security numbers, and loan information to other students.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Tuscarawas County and Warren County

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 25, 2006
geo: 
Tuscarawas County , OH
United States
Ohio US
Extra Info: 

Additional location: Warren County, OH

Records Breached: 

Unknown

The Social Security numbers of some Tuscarawas and Warren County voters were available on the LexisNexis Internet database service. Local boards of elections may be the source of the information. 

UPDATE (11/1/06): LexisNexis says it has now removed the SSNs.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

J-Sargeant Reynolds Community College

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 8, 2005
geo: 
Richmond , VA
United States
Virginia US
Records Breached: 

26,000

The names, Social Security numbers and addresses of students taking non-credit classes from 2000 to 2003 were posted online for months.  The information was compiled for a mailing list, but an employee posted it on the College's server.  A student informed officials of the mistake after accessing the information online.  The College began the process of removing the information from the web.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

New Mexico Tech Community College

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 17, 2010
geo: 
Socorro , NM
United States
New Mexico US
Records Breached: 

3,000

It appears that anyone with a Tech computer account could have accessed more than 3,000 Social Security numbers over the past four or five years. Copies of an accounting file were mistakenly stored in two public locations on the TCC server.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

ING

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 12, 2010
geo: 
Wilmington , DE
United States
Delaware US
Extra Info: 

The location listed is ING's headquarters.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

An isolated administration error caused an encrypted file with the personnel information of one client's employees to be made available to the HR department of another client. A password-based registration system was already in place to prevent the wrong addressee from opening encrypted email, however, the email was addressed to the wrong client.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Boston Veterans Benefits Administration Regional Office

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 14, 2010
geo: 
Boston , MA
United States
Massachusetts US
Records Breached: 

3,936

Some veteran benefit information was mailed to the wrong addresses on August 25. Of the 6,299 letters sent to incorrect addresses, 3,913 had full Social Security numbers and 2,386 had Veterans Benefits Administration claim numbers. A program error caused some of the letters to be mailed to the incorrect addresses.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

AmeriCorps

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 8, 2010
geo: 
Washington , DC
United States
District Of Columbia US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A website flaw dating back to 2006 may have allowed people to view applicant and participant personal information. Individuals who manipulated the website URL and guessed or knew user log-in names could have accessed participant and applicant contact information, names, and partial or full Social Security numbers.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

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