University of New Hampshire

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 17, 2007
geo: 
Durham , NH
United States
New Hampshire US
Records Breached: 

29

An MS Excel spreadsheet containing names and Social Security numbers of graduate students at the University was posted within the University's website on or around April 17, 2007.  Specifically, the spreadsheet contained the credit hour and tuition information associated with "inter-college" graduate programs.  In addition to the credit hour and tuition information that were visible at the top of the spreadsheet, the bottom of the report also included the names and Social Security numbers of students. A staff member recognized the mistake on July 27.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Veterans Affairs Chicago HCS

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 21, 2010
geo: 
Chicago , IL
United States
Illinois US
Records Breached: 

878 (No full SSNs or financial information reported)

The Orthopedics Department was using Yahoo.com to keep track of patient scheduling. The information had been stored on Yahoo.com since July of 2007 and multiple current and former residents of the center had access to the password and account. Patients had their name, date and type of surgery and final four digits of Social Security number exposed. The information was deleted from the web page on November 29.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

St. Paul Veterans Service Center

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 21, 2010
geo: 
Saint Paul , MN
United States
Minnesota US
Records Breached: 

58

Fifty-eight VA guardianship files were accidentally shared by a federal fiduciary office. Fifty-seven veterans were affected when the fiduciary office accidentally sent the files to another fiduciary office that was not authorized to receive the information. The information included names and Social Security numbers.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Verus Inc., Concord Hospital

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 9, 2007
geo: 
Records Breached: 

9,297

Patient names, addresses, Social Security numbers and dates of birth were unprotected on the Internet. A subcontractor named Verus that handles Concord's online billing was responsible for the breach.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

JAX Federal Credit Union

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 1, 2007
geo: 
Jacksonville , FL
United States
Florida US
Records Breached: 

7,500

Auto loan mailing list information that was being transmitted to a printer was picked up by Google through the printer's website. Social Security numbers and account numbers were exposed. The information was supposed to be encrypted.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

OfficeTeam

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 30, 2007
geo: 
Manchester , NH
United States
New Hampshire US
Records Breached: 

237

A staffing professional from OfficeTeam sent an email to individuals. The email included the email addresses and Social Security numbers of all the recipients of the email. At least 237 New Hampshire residents were affected by the incident, but the total number of individuals affected nationwide was not reported.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Midas International Corporation

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 11, 2007
geo: 
Itasca , IL
United States
Illinois US
Records Breached: 

546

Two emails were sent to a group of Company employees. They contained an attachment with the names, Social Security numbers, addresses, dates of birth, job titles and pay rates of all employees. Some of the email recipients had authorization to view the information, but most did not.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Commonwealth Business Media

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 27, 2007
geo: 
Newark , NJ
United States
New Jersey US
Records Breached: 

145

An employee accidentally attached a spreadsheet to an email that was sent to other employees. The spreadsheet had the names, Social Security numbers and other personnel information of each of the people it was emailed to.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

New York State Office of the State Comptroller

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 30, 2007
geo: 
Albany , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 

47

A retiree discovered a web page with a list of retirees who had requested a copy of their 1099R tax form.  Names, Social Security numbers, phone numbers and retirement numbers were on the page.  The entire web page and the "tax calculator" feature which the retiree had used to find the information were removed from the website when the Office became aware of the incident.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Curb Your Enthusiasm Inc., Home Box Office (HBO)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 30, 2007
geo: 
Santa Monica , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

16

A software configuration problem caused personnel information stored on a Curb employee's home computer to be accessible through the Internet. Employees may have had their names, Social Security numbers, addresses and telephone numbers exposed.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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