Chicago Board of Elections Commissioners


Location

Chicago, IL
United States
41° 52' 41.2104" N, 87° 37' 47.2728" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 13, 2012
geo: 
Chicago, IL
United States
Records Breached: 

1,200 (No SSNs or financial information reported)

The sensitive information of Chicago voters was exposed online due to a mistake by the election authority. A database that included names, the last four digits of Social Security numbers, addresses, and drivers license numbers was accidentally placed online in a publicly accessible place.  Only people who applied to work for the board in Chicago polling places on Election Day were determined to have been affected.  

Source: 
Databreaches.net

The Prudential Insurance Company of America, Unisys


Location

Newark, NJ
United States
40° 44' 8.3652" N, 74° 10' 20.5212" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 4, 2013
geo: 
Newark, NJ
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An administrative error resulted in documents with sensitive information from Unisys members being emailed to an incorrect party associated with Unisys. The mistake occurred on December 13, 2012.  The document may have contained names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, and salary information. The mistake was immediately noticed by the recipient and the information was deleted from their computer.

Source: 
California Attorney General

City of Berkeley


Location

Berkeley, CA
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
April 24, 2013
geo: 
Berkeley, CA
United States
Records Breached: 

11,000

A media group who regularly collects public employee salary and benefit information released Social Security numbers after they were mistakenly included in a file that the City of Berkeley provided.  The information was sent by Berkeley in March and the mistake was discovered in early April.  Around 2,000 active staff members and 9,000 retirees were affected.  mistakenly released the Social Security numbers of the employees as well.  

Source: 
Media

Citi Prepaid Services


Location

New York, NY
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 27, 2013
geo: 
New York, NY
United States
Extra Info: 

Those with questions may call (888) 742-9213.

Records Breached: 

Unknown

A code change in the prepaid cardholder website impacted the security features that authenticate cardholder logins.  Anyone who logged into the prepaid cardholder website between June 2 and June 13 was affected.  The issue was remediated and it does not appear that unauthorized charges have occurred on any of the affected accounts.

Source: 
California Attorney General

Auburn University - School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences


Location

Auburn, AL
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 9, 2013
geo: 
Auburn, AL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Spreadsheets with donor and alumni information were accidentally uploaded to a publicly accessible server after an administrative error.  The error was discovered on June 19 and Auburn's IT office removed the information.  Names, Social Security numbers, maiden names, mailing addresses, first year at Auburn, graduation year, alumni status, email addresses, and phone numbers were exposed.

Source: 
Databreaches.net

Bridgewater Associates, LP, Ceridian


Location

Westport, CT
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 1, 2013
geo: 
Westport, CT
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

An unauthorized individual accessed a database of employee information used for COBRA.  Names, Social Security numbers, dates of birth, addresses, and other benefit plan information of employees and their dependents may have been accessed on the Ceridian database.  The breach was discovered when a Bridgewater consultant reported that their password for the Ceridian database had been changed and someone else had used the credentials to access the database on three separate occassions.  The breach occurred sometime before April 12, 2013.

Source: 
PHIPrivacy.net

Department of Economic Opportunity


Location

Tallahassee, FL
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 7, 2013
geo: 
Tallahassee, FL
United States
Records Breached: 

45

A glitch in the Department of Economic Opportunity's website caused Social Security numbers of people who registered for unemployment to be exposed.  The information was mistakenly sent to businesses and the Department of Economic Opportunity alerted businesses to the issue.  Those who were affected were sent letters.

Source: 
Media

Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center


Location

Walla Walla, WA
United States
Date Breach Made Public: 
December 17, 2013
geo: 
Walla Walla, WA
United States
Records Breached: 

1,519

Some veterans may have had their information accidentally emailed to an external source on November 1.  An email sent to an external education partner contained an attachment with veteran information that included names and Social Security numbers.  The issue was contained within 10 minutes of the email being sent.

Source: 
Media

City University of New York


Location

New York, NY
United States
40° 42' 51.3684" N, 74° 0' 21.5028" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
September 22, 2005
geo: 
New York, NY
United States
Records Breached: 

771

An unprotected payroll link exposed personal information for Hunter College Campus Schools.  Those affected included 335 Queens College law school students, 265 current workers and 171 former workers at local elementary and high schools.  All affected people were contacted.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

University of Kentucky


Location

Lexington, KY
United States
37° 59' 19.2804" N, 84° 28' 39.774" W
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 1, 2006
geo: 
Lexington, KY
United States
Records Breached: 

1,300

Personal information of current and former University of Kentucky employees including Social Security numbers was inadvertently accessible online for 19 days in May.

Source: 
Dataloss DB
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