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
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

Huntington Place Senior Community

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 8, 2010
geo: 
Chalmette , LA
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Personal documents were found in the abandoned nursing home. The documents included names, Social Security numbers, medical records and dates of birth of patients.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Battle Creek City

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 24, 2009
geo: 
Battle Creek , MI
United States
Records Breached: 

65

Some Battle Creek city employees are getting free identity protection help after the mayor posted a document with personnel information to a public Web site. Information on city workers, including Social Security numbers, was listed on a city check registry that the mayor put online and linked to using his Twitter.com account. The registry is no longer online and the city has worked with law enforcement and Twitter, to remove any archived references to the information.

Source: 
Media

Central Ohio Transit Authority

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 18, 2009
geo: 
Columbus , OH
United States
Records Breached: 

900

More than 900 current and former COTA employees recently learned their Social Security numbers had been sent to dozens of health-insurance companies. Central Ohio Transit Authority officials notified administrative employees who have or had worked for COTA since 2004 that personnel workers gave 51 companies their names and identification numbers. The information went to companies proposing to bid on providing long-term disability insurance to COTA. In 2006,

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Comcast

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 16, 2009
geo: 
Philadelphia , PA
United States
Records Breached: 

4,000 Not added to total. SSNs and financial account numbers were not accessed.

A list of over 8,000 Comcast user names and passwords were available to the public via Scribd for two months, before a Wilkes University professor discovered it over the weekend after doing a search for his identity online. Comcast is saying it looks like the result of a phishing scam and isn't an inside job, and that there are so many duplicate entries on the list that it's closer to 4,000 customers who were exposed.

Source: 
Media

Google

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 7, 2009
geo: 
Mountain View , CA
United States
Records Breached: 

(Not added to total. It does not appear that SSNs or financial account numbers were exposed.)

Google contacted some of its users to let them know about a situation that affected its Google Docs users. They believe the problem affected less than 0.05% of all documents. Google identified and fixed a bug where a small percentage of users shared some of their documents inadvertently. The bug occurred when the document owner, or a collaborator with sharing rights, selected multiple documents and presentations from the documents list and then

Source: 
Media

Western Oklahoma State College

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 3, 2009
geo: 
Altus , OK
United States
Records Breached: 

1,500

A computer breach at Western Oklahoma State College may have exposed Social Security numbers and other identifying information for 1,500 campus library users. An unauthorized program known as a rootkit was installed on a server administered by an outside party. There is no indication that any of the data on the machine was actually compromised - only that the opportunity for someone to access it existed.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

University of Florida

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 23, 2009
geo: 
Gainesville , FL
United States
Records Breached: 

101

An undated statement on the University's Web site indicates that on January 20, an LDAP Directory Server configuration error allowed outside access to a directory containing Social Secerity numbers and other personal data. Personal data belonging to about 101 people might have been compromised as a result.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Northeast Orthopaedics, MRecord

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 19, 2009
geo: 
Raleigh , NC
United States
Records Breached: 

1,000

Records of more than 1,000 patient visits to Northeast Orthopaedics, a large Albany surgical practice, have been posted on the Internet. The records appeared on the Web site visvabpo.com, which seems to be a defunct outsourcing company in India called Visva BPO. Those records include patient names, birth dates and Social Security numbers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Broome Community College

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 17, 2009
geo: 
Binghamton , NY
United States
Records Breached: 

14,000

Broome Community College, sent out a mailing last week with Social Security number posted prominently on the back cover. The winter/spring 2009 alumni magazine was mailed to 28,000 people, it assumed that less than 14,000 copies had Social Security numbers on the magazine.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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