Jefferson College of Health Sciences

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 17, 2006
geo: 
Roanoke , VA
United States
Virginia US
Records Breached: 

143

An email containing the names and SSNs of 143 students intended for one employee was inadvertently sent to the entire student body of 900.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Texas Woman's University

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 22, 2006
geo: 
Dallas , TX
United States
Texas US
Extra Info: 

Additional locations: Denton and Houston, TX

Records Breached: 

15,000 students

A document containing names, addresses and SSNs of 15,000 TWU students was transmitted over a non-secure connection.

Source: 
Media

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

City College of San Francisco

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 15, 2007
geo: 
San Francisco , CA
United States
California US
Extra Info: 

 (800) 436-0108, www.ccsf.edu/securityalert

Records Breached: 

11,000 students

Names, grades, and SSNs were posted on an unprotected Web site after summer session in 1999. CCSF stopped using SSNs as studens IDs in 2002.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Conneticut Office of the State Comptroller

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 14, 2007
geo: 
Hartford , CT
United States
Connecticut US
Records Breached: 

1,753

Personal information of state employees including names and Social Security numbers was inadvertently posted on the Internet in a spreadsheet of vendors used by the state.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

East Carolina University

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 9, 2007
geo: 
Greenville , NC
United States
North Carolina US
Extra Info: 
Records Breached: 

65,000 students, alumni, and staff members

A programming error resulted in personal information of 65,000 individuals being exposed on the University's Web site. The data has since been removed. Included were names, addresses, SSNs, and in some cases credit card numbers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Piper Jaffrey

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 8, 2007
geo: 
Minneapolis , MN
United States
Minnesota US
Records Breached: 

More than 1,000 employees

W-2s sent to current and former employees in January included employees' Social Security numbers on the outside of the envelope. Though the numbers were not identified as Social Security numbers, they followed the standard XXX-XX-XXXX format. Executives indicated the mishap was an error by a third-party vendor.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Central Connecticut State University

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 7, 2007
geo: 
New Britain , CT
United States
Connecticut US
Records Breached: 

750 students

Social Security numbers of about 750 CCSU students were exposed in the name and address window on envelopes mailed to them. The envelopes were not folded correctly. They contained IRS 1098T forms.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

University of Nebraska

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 7, 2007
geo: 
Lincoln , NE
United States
Nebraska US
Records Breached: 

72

An employee accidentally posted SSNs of 72 students, professors, and staff on UNL's public Web site where they remained for 2 years. They have since been removed.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

New York Department of State

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 2, 2007
geo: 
Albany , NY
United States
New York US
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

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