Riverside High School

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
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

Prudential Financial Inc.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 6, 2006
geo: 
Newark , NJ
United States
Records Breached: 

1,000

A health insurer claims data were erroneously faxed to a company in Canada by doctors and clinics across the U.S.. Data included the patients' Social Security numbers, bank account details and health care information.

Source: 
Media

University of South Carolina

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
August 26, 2006
geo: 
Columbia , SC
United States
Records Breached: 

6,000

TheState.com reported that the University of South Carolina warned 6,000 current and former students that their information, including Social Security numbers and birth dates, may have been breached when a server was accessed from outside the system.

Source: 
Media

Avaya

Type of breach: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 31, 2006
geo: 
Maitland , FL
United States
Extra Info: 
Additional location: Basking Ridge, NJ
Records Breached: 
Unknown
A laptop stolen from an Avaya employee on October 16 in Florida contained personally identifiable information, including names, addresses, W-2 tax form information and SSNs.
Source: 
Dataloss DB

College of St. Scholastica

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 26, 2006
geo: 
Duluth , MN
United States
Records Breached: 

12,000

A computer was stolen from a locked office in the College's information Technology Department on or around December 24. The computer had Social Security numbers and names of current and former students. The thief was caught and claims that none of the personal information was used.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

University of Delaware

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 25, 2006
geo: 
Newark , DE
United States
Records Breached: 

159

Two separate breaches occurred on the campus during November and December. A computer from the School of Urban Affairs and Public policy was hacked and a back-up hard drive was stolen from the Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology. The hacking incident occurred between November 22 and 26 and exposed the Social Security numbers of 159 graduate students. The hard drive theft occurred between December 16 and 18 and the personal information of an unknown number of people was exposed.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

University of Kansas (Kansas University)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 20, 2006
geo: 
Lawrence , KS
United States
Records Breached: 

9,200

A computer file with sensitive personal information was accessible to the public.  Students who applied and paid an application fee online between April 29, 2001 and December 16, 2005 had their names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, phone numbers and credit card numbers exposed.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

New York City Teachers Retirement System

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 16, 2006
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
Records Breached: 

5,800

A dishonest employee and two others were arrested for their part in writing and cashing fraudulent checks. Police found fraudulent checks with the names of 19 pension members and beneficiaries in the apartment of the former employee. The employee was originally hired as a temp and had worked for the company for three years. He had access to the information of 5,800 pension members.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Illinois Education Association

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 15, 2006
geo: 
Springfield , IL
United States
Records Breached: 

Unknown

Two laptops, six desktops and a digital camera were stolen from the Illinois Education Association office sometime prior to the week of January 3. Some of the computers contained Social Security numbers of members. Many member organizations were affected. Over 2,400 members from the Elgin Area School District were affected.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 1, 2006
geo: 
Colorado Springs , CO
United States
Records Breached: 

2,500

Names, Social Security numbers, addresses and birth dates of current and former employees were accessed.  A computer in the Personnel Department was hacked and infected with a virus.  People employed by the University at anytime between the attack and 2004 are at risk.  The virus infected other computers at the University and was part of a worldwide attack.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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