Citigroup


Location

New York, NY
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 17, 2013
geo: 
New York, NY
United States
Records Breached: 

146,000

Citigroup exposed the Social Security numbers, dates of birth, and other sensitive information of customers by not properly redacting the information for court records.  Consumers who went into bankruptcy between 2007 and 2011 were affected.  The incident was discovered by the bank on April 2011.  Roughly 146,000 consumers were notified of the breach in July of 2013.

Source: 
Media

Missouri Credit Union


Location

Columbia, MO
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 28, 2013
geo: 
Columbia, MO
United States
Records Breached: 

39,000

A file with customer information was accidentally published on Missouri Credit Union's website on August 5.  The names, Social Security numbers, account numbers, teller and call in passwords, and addresses of Missouri Credit Union members were accessed.  The file was accessed 10 times before the issue was discovered and it was taken off of the website.

Source: 
Media

Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC)


Location

New York, NY
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 23, 2013
geo: 
New York, NY
United States
Records Breached: 

407

An Excel file with the names and Social Security numbers of 407 medical students was accidentally attached to an email that was sent to medical students interested in a residency match list.  The Excel column that contained the Social Security numbers was hidden and still accessible.  The issue was discovered in March for the 2013 list and it was later discovered that the same issue had occurred in 2008 and 2009.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

PLS Financial Services


Location

Chicago, IL
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 4, 2013
geo: 
Chicago, IL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A programming error that occurred on July 11, 2013 allowed 34 visitors to PLS Financial Services' website to view the names, Social Security numbers, addresses, and email addresses of PLS Financial Services customers.  The error was discovered on July 26 and quickly fixed.

Source: 
Media

MED-EL Corporation


Location

Durham, NC
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 29, 2013
geo: 
Durham, NC
United States
Records Breached: 

609 (No Social Security numbers or financial information reported)

An email error that occrred on June 25 resulted in the exposure of health information.

Source: 
HHS via PHIPrivacy.net

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)


Location

Washington, DC
United States
38° 53' 42.4032" N, 77° 2' 10.9176" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 15, 2006
geo: 
Washington, DC
United States
Records Breached: 

350,000

The Social Security numbers of tobacco farmers were accidentally released when the U.S. Department of Agriculture attempted to comply with the Freedom of Information Act.  Those who received the information agreed to destroy any copies and return the original discs, which also contained tax identification numbers.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

New York City Department of Homeless Services


Location

New York, NY
United States
40° 42' 51.3684" N, 74° 0' 21.5028" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 24, 2006
geo: 
New York, NY
United States
Records Breached: 

8,400

The personal information of 8,400 homeless persons, including SSNs, was leaked in an e-mail attachment July 21, when accidentally sent to homeless advocates and city officials.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Kentucky Personnel Cabinet via Bluegrass Mailing


Location

Frankfort, KY
United States
38° 12' 3.2616" N, 84° 52' 23.8224" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 29, 2006
geo: 
Frankfort, KY
United States
Records Breached: 

146,000

State employees received letters from the Kentucky Personnel Cabinet with their SSNs visible through the envelope windows.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Riverside High School


Location

Durham, NC
United States
35° 59' 38.5188" N, 78° 53' 55.0284" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 14, 2006
geo: 
Durham, NC
United States
Records Breached: 

Thousands of school employees (at least 2,000)

Two students discovered a breach in the security of a Durham Public Schools computer as part of a class assignment. They reported to school officials that they were able to access a database containing SSNs and other personal information of thousands of school employees. The home of one student was searched by Sheriff's deputies and the family computer was seized. 

Source: 
Dataloss DB

City College of San Francisco


Location

San Francisco, CA
United States
37° 46' 29.748" N, 122° 25' 9.8976" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 15, 2007
geo: 
San Francisco, CA
United States
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
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