Florida State University, Florida Department of Education

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 24, 2013
geo: 
Tallahassee , FL
United States
Florida US
Records Breached: 

47,000

The information of 47,000 Florida teachers was publicly accessible for 14 days after a data transfer at Florida State University.  The information was from teachers participating in state prep programs.  The Department of Education used Florida State University as the contractor for the transfer of teacher data.

UPDATE (06/26/2013): People who participated in Florida teacher preparation programs during the 2009 -2010 and 2011-2012 academic years were affected.

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US Airways, McKesson, City of Houston, Automatic Data Processing (ADP), AlliedBarton Security Services

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 30, 2013
geo: 
Tempe , AZ
United States
Arizona US
Records Breached: 

4,500

A programming error at ADP resulted in the exposure of employee names, Social Security numbers, and other information on W-2 forms.  Employees could have inadvertently downloaded the W-2s of other employees.  The error was corrected on May 4 and involved W-2 forms for tax years 2010, 2011, and/or 2012. ADP alerted US Airways to the issue on June 6, 2013.

UPDATE (09/13/2013): McKesson and the city of Houston were also affected by the breach.

Source: 
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Tinder

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 24, 2013
geo: 
West Hollywood , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Tinder advertises to users that their physical location information is never shown to other users.  An outside engineer discovered an issue with the Tinder app that allowed the locations of users to be available for at least two weeks.  Last known locations, Facebook IDs, dates of birth, gender, and names were available.  

Source: 
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Tinder

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 24, 2013
geo: 
West Hollywood , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Tinder advertises to users that their physical location information is never shown to other users.  An outside engineer discovered an issue with the Tinder app that allowed the locations of users to be available for at least two weeks.  Last known locations, Facebook IDs, dates of birth, gender, and names were available.  

Source: 
Media

Citigroup

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 17, 2013
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
New York US
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

NYC Bike Share, Citibike

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 24, 2013
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 

1,200

NYC Bike Share discovered that customer credit card numbers, names, and addresses had been posted on a publicly accessible page of its website.  The glitch was corrected after being active between April 15 and late May.  Customers who initially entered their information incorrectly had their information posted online for 24 hours.  The data was cleared every 24 hours between April 15 and late May.

Source: 
Media

University of Virginia, Aetna Health Care

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 19, 2013
geo: 
Charlottesville , VA
United States
Virginia US
Records Breached: 

18,700

A mailing error by a third-party mailing vendor used by Aetna Health Care resulted in the Social Security numbers of students being exposed in open-enrollment brochures.

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Western Connecticut State University

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 30, 2012
geo: 
Danbury , CT
United States
Connecticut US
Records Breached: 

235,000

A computer vulnerability allowed the information of students, student families, and other people affiliated with the University to be exposed. The records covered a 13 year period and included Social Security numbers.  High school students who had associations with the University may have had their SAT scores exposed as well.  The issue existed between April 2009 and September 2012.  

Source: 
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Jackson Health System, Jackson South Community Hospital

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 11, 2012
geo: 
Miami , FL
United States
Florida US
Records Breached: 

566 (No SSNs or financial information exposed)

Approximately 1,200 photo records of 566 patients were publicly posted on November 30.  The information was removed and two managers resigned as a result of the breach.

Source: 
Media

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 8, 2013
geo: 
Washington , DC
United States
District Of Columbia US
Records Breached: 

10,000

Public.Resource.org received 990-T forms with sensitive information during a request for information from the IRS.  The IRS acknowledged the mistake and Public.Resource.org became curious about where else the information could be found.  Public.Resource.org found multiple incidents of Social Security numbers being exposed on the IRS website and wrote a letter that pointed out the issues to the IRS.  The IRS was able to remove some or all of the sensitive files from public view over the course of a few days.

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