KeyCorp

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 18, 2006
geo: 
Cleveland , OH
United States
Ohio US
Records Breached: 

17

An email containing a spreadsheet with the SSN, name, address and closed account number of 17 NY residents was accidentally emailed to an external client distribution list of 159 businesses and individuals on or around November 9. The recipients were asked to destroy the email. It is not clear if the 17 New York residents were the only people affected by this incident.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Lehman College

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 7, 2006
geo: 
Bronx , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 

768

A class of 2006 Fall graduation list was found to be accessible online.  The file had only been available for 17 hours.  Classes, majors, names, Social Security numbers, addresses, home phone numbers and dates of birth were on the list.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Computershare Shareholder Services Inc., Republic Bank Limited

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 29, 2006
geo: 
Providence , RI
United States
Rhode Island US
Records Breached: 

90

Shareholders of Republic Bank Limited were mailed letters with their Social Security numbers visible through the address window of the envelope. Computershare is the registered transfer agent for Republic Bank common stock.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Professional Transcription Company (PTC), Inc.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 10, 2010
geo: 
Newark , NJ
United States
New Jersey US
Records Breached: 

1,744 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

Clinical reports with patient names, medical record numbers, hospital account numbers, physician names, dates of birth, diagnosis and other clinical information were accidentally placed on a website by PTC. It is possible that the reports were accessible from January 1 through September. PTC assists the Medical Center in transcribing dictated physician reports.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

Mesa County, Western Colorado Drug Task Force

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 3, 2010
geo: 
Grand Junction , CO
United States
Colorado US
Records Breached: 

200,000 (Unknown number of SSNs)

A former employee accidentally posted sensitive information in a place that was publicly accessible on the Internet. The home addresses of sheriff's deputies, names of confidential drug informants, confidential emails between officers and other sensitive information were accessible from April until the discovery in November. The FBI is investigating which computer users may have accessed the information. The breach was discovered on November 24 when an individual searched the Internet and found one of the files mentioning his or her name.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Homecoming Financial Network Inc.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 5, 2006
geo: 
Minneapolis , MN
United States
Minnesota US
Records Breached: 

988

On September 9, a web-based tool for mortgage brokers was released that allowed brokers to view all loan applications submitted by all other brokers. The information included names, Social Security numbers and addresses.  The flaw was discovered and fixed the next day.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

New York State Banking Department

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 28, 2006
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 

19,640

During the routine process of indexing the search engine of the Department's website, data files from the 2005 Volume of Operations Reports were inadvertently made accessible to members of the public between July 27 and August 29. Personal information included the Social Security numbers of all independent contractors employed by both licensed mortgage bankers and registered mortgage brokers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

American Association of Retired Persons, AARP Insurance

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 19, 2010
geo: 
Washington , DC
United States
District Of Columbia US
Extra Info: 

Any customers who receive another customer's information should call 800-784-5789.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

A client received another client's information in an insurance policy letter. He attempted to trace the mistake and notified the organization that underwrites AARP's life insurance program, New York Life Insurance. It is unknown how this error occurred and client names, phone numbers, policy numbers, check account information and dates of birth could have been exposed.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Verizon Wireless

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 25, 2006
geo: 
Basking Ridge , NJ
United States
New Jersey US
Records Breached: 

5,210 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

A Microsoft Excel spreadsheet file with the information of 5,210 customers was accidentally distributed to 1,800 Verizon Wireless subscribers. The information included names, email addresses, cell phone numbers and cell phone models. The file was accidentally attached to an ad for a Bluetooth wireless headset.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Columbia University

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 5, 2006
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 

98

An emergency contact list from the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs was posted on an unsecure website on August 2005.  Names, business and home phone numbers, addresses, emergency contact person and Social Security numbers were available.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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